Khalid Sheikh Mohammed
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (sometimes also spelled Khalid Shaikh Mohammed; among at least fifty pseudonyms; born March 1, 1964; or April 14, 1965) is a Pakistani terrorist. He held by the United States at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp under terrorism-related charges. He is seen as the person who planned the 9/11 attacks in the 9/11 Commission Report.
He confessed to FBI agents to a role in many of the most significant terrorist plots over the last twenty years.
Mohammed's trial (started again or) restarted on 7 September 2021.
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- "Detainee Biographies" (PDF). Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 19, 2009.
- "U.S. v. Khalid Shaikh Mohammed military tribunal charges" (PDF). FindLaw. Retrieved July 15, 2008.
- "The Guantánamo Docket: Khalid Shaikh Mohammed". The New York Times.
- "Truth and torture | Comment is free". Theguardian.co.uk. May 20, 2014. Retrieved June 13, 2015.
- "Trial of accused 9/11 mastermind restarts, days before 20th anniversary". The Straits Times. 7 September 2021. Retrieved 7 September 2021.