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9-11 Second Wave Plotters

Part of Al-Qaeda
Center of GravityPakistan
GoalTo conduct a second wave of suicide hijackings
Former leaderKhalid Shaikh Mohammed
Former leaderMohammed Atef
Key membersZacarias Moussaoui, Abderraouf Jdey, Zaini Zakariya
Narrative and Notes
ReliableKSM began gathering potential hijackers for a second wave of strikes. The plotting does not appear to have advanced far.1
1The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
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