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Jihad al Ghamdi

9-11 Candidate Hijacker

Details
ImportanceLow
Affiliation9-11 plotters
RoleCandidate Hijacker
SupervisorKhalid Shaikh Mohammed
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
Full Given NameSaeed Abdullah Saeed al Ghamdi
NationalitySaudi
Alternate Spelling(s)Saeed al Ghamdi
GenderMale
HistoryAttended training camp in postwar Afghanistan (1990-2001)
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • On KSM's orders, he traveled with Ahmed al-Haznawi to Saudi Arabia to obtain a U.S. visa, but his application was denied because he appeared to be intending to immigrate.1
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    Sources
    1 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
     
     
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