Ramzi Yousef

Ramzi Yousef (Arabic: رمزي يوسف‎, Ramzī Yūsuf; born May 20, 1967) was one of the main perpetrators of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and a co-conspirator in the Bojinka plot. In 1995, he was arrested at a guest house in Islamabad, by the Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence and United States Diplomatic Security Service, then extradited to the United States.

He was tried in New York City in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and along with two co-conspirators was convicted of planning the Bojinka plot. Yousef stated: "Yes, I am a terrorist, and proud of it as long as it is against the U.S. government and against Israel, because you are more than terrorists; you are the one who invented terrorism and using it every day. You are butchers, liars and hypocrites." He was sentenced to two life sentences for his part in the World Trade Center bombing and Bojinka plot.

Yousef's uncle is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, a senior al-Qaeda member accused of being the principal architect of the September 11 attacks. He is also in United States custody.

Read more about Ramzi YousefEarly Life, 1993 World Trade Center Bombing, 1993 Benazir Bhutto Assassination Attempt, 1993 Iranian Shrine Bombing, Bojinka Plot, 1995 U.S. Airliner Bombing Attempt, Arrest, Conviction and Prison Life, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

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Peter Lance - 9/11 Investigaton
... Center—the 1993 bombing and the attacks of 9/11—were linked via Ramzi Yousef ... A Kuwaiti national trained in Wales, Yousef was Qaeda’s chief bomb maker ... Lance’s investigative work linking Yousef and al Qaeda master spy Ali Mohamed to the 9/11 attacks has been cited repeatedly in “The Complete 9/11 Timeline” compiled by the non-profit ...
Ramzi Yousef - Khalid Sheikh Mohammed
... Laden said during an interview that he did not know Yousef but claimed to know Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who is the mastermind behind the September 11, 2001 attacks and Yousef's uncle ... Sheikh Mohammed said under interrogation that "Yousef was not a member of al Qaeda and that Yousef never met Bin Laden." ...
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... process of being constructed by Mohammed's nephew, Ramzi Yousef, who was, by then, already wanted by the United States Department of Justice as one of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives ... siphoned into an account under the name of "Adam Salih", an alias of Ramzi Yousef, who was at the time planning the Bojinka attack ... was Wali Khan and the board of directors in Malaysia," he claimed, although "Ramzi Yousef was considered the most important," Mendoza said ...
Diplomatic Security Service - Overseas Mission - Regional Security Office (RSO) - Ramzi Yousef
... police and Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), arrested Ahmed Ramzi Yousef, who was wanted in connection with the 1993 World Trade Center bombing in New York City ... press releases, it was not the FBI who captured Yousef but the ISI and DSS ...

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