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March 22, 2010

Your Danish Cartoons Hangover Update

* the cartoonist Kurt Westergaard comments on David Coleman Headley's guilty plea. Westergaard was targeted in the Mickey Mouse Plot; Headley's plea included admission of an intent to do harm against Westergaard.

* the Sri Lanka Guardian goes over the plea documents and shares the new information. It looks like the attack on the Jyllands-Posten building was to be a multiple-person suicide bombing to be coordinated by Headley.

* while Headley will not be extradited to India to face charges in their court for scouting out what would become the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, Indian officials will continue to have access to him.

* other reports suggest, however, that India won't give up on extradition any time soon.

* just to break it away from Headley for at least one item, here's an update on plans to sue western newspapers.
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