The New Face Behind 9/11


For more than six years, U.S. Officials have wanted to nab Khalid Shaikh Mohammed for his involvement in a foiled plot to bomb airliners as they crossed the Pacific. Now they want to talk to him about a plan that worked. Mohammed, 37, who was born in Kuwait, is believed to have been a key player in the Sept. 11 attacks. "He was involved in every aspect--concocting the scheme, training, financing," says a U.S. official. Mohammed has been fingered by Abu Zubaydah, a top lieutenant of Osama bin Laden now in U.S. custody at a secret location, and by some al-Qaeda...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!