Who Are You Going To Believe?


TURNCOAT TESTIMONY: Defendant Dell'Utri, right, with lawyer Trantino

To know whether to trust a man, they say, you must look into his eyes. While Italy last week got its first good glimpse of Mafia turncoat Antonino Giuffrè, his deep dark eyes and sunken facial features were kept hidden from view. During his live video testimony, broadcast on Tuesday in a Palermo courtroom, the 57-year-old former top lieutenant of Cosa Nostra — the Sicilian Mafia — offered sometimes electrifying allegations in the Mafia-association trial of Senator Marcello Dell'Utri, a close political ally and business partner of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. But throughout the four hours of questioning, Giuffrè sat with...

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