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- Terrorism : An act, with targets including civilians or civilian infrastructure, intended to create an atmosphere of fear in order to obtain a political objective.
- Jihadist : One who participates in violent armed jihad
- Al-Qaeda : International islamist terrorist network. Responsible for the 9-11 attack and other terrorist attacks.
- Suicide attack : A means of attack with a weapon guided by a human who will inevitably die in the attempt
- Osama bin Laden : Radical jihadist who, with Ayman al-Zawahiri, founded a group known as al-Qaeda, which is credited with a series of terrorist attacks.
- Khalid Sheikh Mohammed : Described by the U.S. and by his own proud statement, the operational planner, for al-Qaeda, of the 9-11 attack; a U.S. High Value Detainee to be tried in a civilian criminal court in U.S. v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al.
- Ramzi Binalshibh : The primary staff assistant to Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, communications intermediary with the 9-11 hijackers and involved in other planning; currently a High Value Detainee at Guantanamo Bay detention camp; defendant in U.S. v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al.
- Khallad : A Yemeni from a family associated with al-Qaeda, currently a High Value Detainee to be moved from Guantanamo Bay detention Camp to trial in U.S. v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al.; associated with the USS Cole bombing
- Mustafa Ahmad al-Hawsawi : An al-Qaeda financial specialist, currently a High Value Detainee of the U.S., who has been charged by a Military Commission with facilitating the funding of the 9-11 attack; defendant in U.S. v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al.
- Mohammed Atta : Operational leader of the 9-11 attack hijackers; an al-Qaeda member who was the pilot of American Airlines Flight 11, the first aircraft to hit the World Trade Center; Western-trained urban planner who became radicalized in Germany
- Nawaf al-Hazmi : Probable second-in-command of the actual 9-11 attack terrorists; pilot of American Airlines Flight 77, which hit the Pentagon Building
- Khalid al-Mihdhar : One of the 9-11 Attack hijackers, aboard American Airlines Flight 77 when it crashed into the Pentagon Building.
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- George W. Bush : (1946–) 43rd U.S. President (Republican), elected in 2000 and re-elected in 2004.
- Dick Cheney : (1941–) U.S. Vice President in the George W. Bush Administration and advocate of neoconservatism and unitary Presidential authority; currently a political commentator; U.S. Secretary of Defense in the George H. W. Bush Administration; spouse of Lynne Cheney; father of Liz Cheney
- Donald Rumsfeld : U.S. Secretary of Defense in the George W. Bush Administration (2001-2008); was the oldest secretary and earlier the youngest secretary in the Administration (1975-1977); major policymaker after the 9-11 attack; advisor, Project for the New American Century
- Richard Clarke : Career U.S. defense official who served in policy posts in the Ronald Reagan,George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush Administrations, specializing in counterterrorism in the latter two
- John O'Neill : Head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation counterterrorism unit, 1995-2001; he retired and became head of security at the World Trade Center, and died in the 9-11 Attack
- Cofer Black : Central Intelligence Agency officer who headed the Counterterrorism Center before the 9-11 attack, reporting directly to Jim Pavitt under George Tenet
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