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March 30, 2010

Your Danish Cartoons Hangover Update

* Mickey Mouse plot co-conspirator Tahawwur Hussain Rana is going to stick by his not-guilty plea, according to a smattering of articles up today. One might think that the spectacular not-guilty plea and then rumblings of continued dramatic information revealed by David Coleman Headley might have had an influence on Rana's more inflexible strategy, but he seems ready to go to trial both on his involvement with information-gathering for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks and the plan to do harm against principals actors and agencies involved in the Danish Cartoons Controversy.

* here's a look at the prosecutor's preparation for that trial.

* this article claims that India's reaction to the original Cartoons Controversy saw a few brave souls speaking out against violence drowned in "a sea of fanatical clamor."
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