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9/11 Mastermind Still Awaits Trial

At a glance

  • Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the so-called mastermind of the September 11 terrorist attacks, was captured in Pakistan in March 2003.
  • Since then, Mohammed has been Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, awaiting trial. Experts say the enhanced interrogation techniques he endured would make it difficult to try him in a civilian court.
  • David Kelley, a former U.S. attorney in New York, called it “an awful tragedy for the families of the victims.”

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