September 11: People in the News
Updated February 28, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
- al-Zawahiri, Dr. Ayman, al-Qaeda's theological leader
- Ashcroft, John, U.S. attorney general
- Atef, Muhammed, former al-Qaeda military leader
- bin Laden, Osama, al-Qaeda's leader
- Dostum, Abdul Rashid, former Afghan defense minister
- Giuliani, Rudolph, former mayor of New York City
- Karzai, Hamid, president of Afghanistan
- Lindh, John Walker, American Taliban soldier
- Massoud, Ahmed Shah, former leader of Afghanistan's Northern Alliance
- Mueller, Robert, FBI director
- Musharraf, Pervez, president of Pakistan
- Moussaoui, Zacarias, suspected terrorist and al-Qaeda member
- Omar, Mullah Muhammad, leader of the Taliban
- Pearl, Daniel, Wall Street Journal foreign correspondent
- Rabbani, Muhammad, deputy commander of the Taliban
- Reid, Richard, accused terrorist
- Ridge, Tom, director of the Office of Homeland Security
- Rowley, Coleen, chief counsel of the FBI's Minneapolis field office, wrote the "bombshell memo"
- Williams, Kenneth, FBI agent who wrote the "Phoenix memo"
- Zahir Shah, Mohammad, former king of Afghanistan
- Zubaydah, Abu, al-Qaeda leader
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