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U.S. military adds armed robotic helicopters to fleet

The US military plans to add a lethal new drone to its fleet — arobotic helicopter for the US Navy equipped with laser-guided rockets, defense giant Northrop Grumman said Wednesday. The armed Fire Scouts will mark a new era in naval warfare, offering an alternative to pilots flying attack helicopters or fighter jets off warships and reflecting…

Witness: Pakistani intel officer ordered attack on Mumbai Jews

By Sebastian Rotella This report is part of a ProPublica and PBS FRONTLINE investigation. A version of this article appeared in the Washington Post. An officer in Pakistan’s intelligence service chose a Jewish center as a target for the 2008 Mumbai attacks and then helped launch a new plot against…

FBI warned years in advance of Mumbai attacker’s terror ties

NBC news reports that US officials were warned not once but twice about a US businessman who was planning to launch terrorist attacks against targets in Mumbai. But unlike the first warning, the second was never passed on to the FBI. The second warning, which came from David Coleman Headley’s…

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