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A courtroom artists drawing of Chicago businessman Tahawwur Rana, center, who is scheduled to go on trial in Chicago on terrorism charges connected to the Mumbai, India attacks in 2008. (AP)
A courtroom artists drawing of Chicago businessman Tahawwur Rana, center, who is scheduled to go on trial in Chicago on terrorism charges connected to the Mumbai, India attacks in 2008. (AP)

U.S. and Pakistani officials meet in Islamabad today, to try to mend a relationship that is at a breaking point following the discovery and death of Osama bin Laden in a military town inside Pakistan. A terrorism trial now unfolding in a Chicago courtroom might strain that relationship further.

David Coleman Headley, the son of a Philadelphia socialite raised in Pakistan, will take the stand as a star government witness. Headley is expected to claim that an officer in Pakistan's ISI intelligence service gave him $28,000 to plan the deadly 2008 attack on the city of Mumbai, India, which killed at least 163 people including 6 Americans. We speak with Sebastian Rotella, who's covering the trial for Propublica.

This segment aired on May 19, 2011.

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