Khalid Sheikh Mohammed confesses 9/11 guilt at Guantanamo hearings
The alleged mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, admitted responsibility, according to transcripts made public by the Pentagon today.
"I was responsible for the 9/11 Operation, from A to Z," he said according to the transcript of a Saturday hearing that took place as the Guantanamo military prison camp.
The transcripts of the hearing, which was not open to the public, "have been translated from Sheikh Mohammed's Arabic and edited by the Pentagon to remove sensitive intelligence material," reported the BBC.
This was the first time Mohammed has faced a court since his arrest in Pakistan in 2003, said the BBC.
The BBC continued, "he also reportedly confessed to planning 29 acts of terrorism, including plans to attack Big Ben and Heathrow airport in London."
Reuters reported that Mohammed further claimed responsibility for "a 1993 attack on New York's World Trade Center, the bombing of a nightclub in Bali, Indonesia, and an attempt to down two American airplanes using shoe bombs."