RealNews

Questions Remain on Pearl Anniversary

Scraps of refuse mix with chalky dust on the desolate dirt path where Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl spent the last tortured days of his life. It was in a concrete shed here that the killers videotaped his gruesome murder. Investigators in the case have uncovered a web of extremism, with operatives from several Pakistani groups and possibly Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaida network in on the plot. That mix is bad news for Pakistan, which has endured a series of attacks since its president threw his support behind the U.S.-led war on terrorism. A year after the 38-year-old South Asia bureau chief was snatched off the streets of this pulsing seaside city on Jan. 23, 2002, mysteries still abound. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.