May 9 (Bloomberg) -- The defense of Abd Al-Rahim Al-Nashiri
-- the mastermind in the bombing of the U.S. Navy destroyer Cole
in 2000 -- has received a boost from a surprising source: Jose
Rodriguez, a former high-ranking CIA official.
Thankfully, the prosecution has voluminous evidence --
confessions from al-Qaeda members and even interviews with
Nashiri himself -- that contradict Rodriguez’s version of