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FBI Agent: Saudi at Guantanamo Admitted Helping 9/11 Plot

A Saudi Arabian being held at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp has admitted to helping with flights and finances for seven of the 19 men who hijacked planes in the September 11, 2001, attacks on the U.S., one of his interrogators testified at his trial.

Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi, now facing a war crimes tribunal, spoke to interrogators over four days in January 2004 as they showed him evidence of his involvement in the terrorist attack.

“He indicated he was very happy to have been able to support the brothers who carried out the attack,” retired FBI Agent Abigail Perkins testified …read more