Somehow “David Headley,” nee Dawood Gilani, got the idea that massacring people would get him rewards from Allah. It is a pity that all the Islamic spokesmen in the West who assure us that this is a Misunderstanding of Islam spend all their time trying to silence the non-Muslims who dare to point out that some Muslims believe that, instead of trying to explain the true understanding of the Religion of Peaceâ„¢ to these misguided Muslims.
“Mumbai massacre terrorist tells court of second scheme to hit Danish newspaper,” by Colin Freeze for the Globe and Mail, May 27 (thanks to Karl):
Not long after his schemes led to the deaths of more than 160 people in Mumbai in 2008, David Headley had a dream.
It was early 2009 and he envisioned the Prophet Mohammed’s tomb, with his own final resting place “not next to the prophet’s grave itself, but a little distance away.”
Mr. Headley, now 50, concluded that his vision meant great heavenly rewards awaited him — if he were successful in a new attack. The plan?
Get gunmen to shoot up the Denmark offices of Jyllands Posten, so that he could avenge Islam against the newspaper that affronted God’s messenger with a cartoon.
So testified Mr. Headley in a Chicago court Thursday, where the 50-year-old convicted terrorist is giving evidence against a peripheral player, Tahawwur Rana, to save himself from the death penalty….