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The Pursuit and Capture of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, will soon face charges in front of a military tribunal in Guantanamo Bay. We learn more about Mohammed's personal story, how he eluded capture and the implications of his trial.

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