Target the truth
: Ken Layne does some good reporting from his keyboard on kidnapped reporter Daniel Pearl; he reads much of Pearl’s reporting in the Wall Street Journal and concludes:
Daniel Pearl has been writing damning stories from the Muslim world for seven years. He has written about bin Laden, Iran’s fundamentalist government, the movement to topple Saddam and the various pipelines of money to the terrorists.
He was set up. And he was targeted because of his history of covering the most criminal states of the Middle East and Central Asia.