The book claims ISI Major Iqbal boasted of a super agent dubbed 'Honey Bee' in New Delhi. It also says that USA had issued as many as 26 specific alerts to India about a possible terror attack on various five-star hotels like Trident Oberoi in Mumbai.
'US had issued as many as 26 specific alerts about a possible terror attack'
The first alert had arrived India in August 2006 and it said LeT was making preparations for major assault in mumbai. The information was passed to India's intelligence bureau by America's external inteligence agency Research and Analysis Wing, the authors told Times Now.
The Intelligence Bureau had also received two specific warnings about the Taj-one on May 24, 2008 and the other on August 11, 2008 both prompted by tip-offs from a source in Pakistan, said to be inside Lashkar.
The book also speaks of why US chose not to hand over David Headley to India. US regarded Headley as their source to their most prized goal in those days- Bin Laden. But Headley was a slippery customer, the book says. Headley has a history of betraying parties around him, it says.
(With agency inputs)