Adrian Levy

  • The Siege takes the reader into the heart of the 26/11 attack December 3, 2013

    There is always the aftermath to everything. The omnipresent later. The events that unfolded and the ones that also happened in their wake. When these seemingly terrifying events happen closer to home or rather at home, then things look different. Everything takes on a different appearance post the tragedy, so...
  • The Siege: A 3D walk-through revisiting the 26/11 attacks November 26, 2013

    On 26 November 2008, four terrorists entered Mumbai's landmark Taj Mumbai and took over the hotel. What followed was nearly three days of terror as the world watched the great hotel go up in flames. Adrian Levy and Cathy Scott-Clark's The Siege: The Attack tells the stories of guests, staff,...
  • India received 26 alerts before terror strike on 26/11: 'The Siege' November 17, 2013

    New Delhi: India had received 26 alerts from the CIA before terrorists struck the city of Mumbai on November 26, 2008, reveals a new book on 26/11, 'The Siege'. Its author Adrian Levy spoke to Karan Thapar in this week's Devil's Advocate. Adrian said, "What we attempted to do was to...
  • 26/11: The Inside Story - How Ajmal Kasab was recruited November 13, 2013

    An excerpt from The Siege: The Attack on the Taj by Adrian Levy and Cathy Scott-Clark, offering an inside view of what really happened on the night of 26/11, and what went into the conspiracy. May 2008 - Pakistan A party of Lashkar trainee fighters bumped along in a hand -painted...
  • Pakistani mole in Indian agencies helped 26/11 attackers November 8, 2013

    A Pakistani mole in the Indian security agencies code named 'Honey Bee' had helped his ISI handlers in identifying the landing site for 26/11 terrorists in Mumbai, claims a book by two British journalists. The information on Badhwar Park, the landing site, was shared by ISI operatives with Pakistani-American Lashkar operative...
  • The Meadow: A hostage situation in Kashmir June 27, 2012

    The Meadow is a book that details a kidnapping of six foreign tourists in Kashmir in the mid-90s, the cover-up, the complicity of Pakistani intelligence, as well as a ploy for world attention, and subsequent strategising by Indian intelligence. One of the authors, the award-winning journalist Adrian Levy speaks to...