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Glossary of personal names recently in the news
Alphabetized by last name.
Alphabetized by first name for nationalities where the family name precedes,
e.g., Jiang Zemin is listed under J.
Affiliations accurate as of 9/11 through year end 2001, except where otherwise indicated.
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Crown Prince Abdullah
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia
Dr. Abdullah Abdullah
Foreign Minister of the Northern Alliance (United Front) of Afghanistan
Mohammad Abulhasan
Ambassidor from Kuwait to the United Nations
Qari Ahmadullah
Head of intelligence for the Taliban government of Afghanistan
Saif al Adel
An al Qaeda member suspected of training the killers of 18 US troops in Somalia in 1993, according to intelligence received by British PM Tony Blair; added to the FBI Most Wanted List on 10/9/01.
Hafez al-Assad
President of Syria
Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Al Qaeda defector who testified in the trial of four men convicted in the 8/7/98 bombings of the US embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Prince Saud al-Faisal
Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia
King Abdallah (II) ibn al-Hussein al-Hashimi
[King Abdallah II] King of Jordan (Hashemite Jordanian Kingdom) since Feb. 7, 1999
Adel al-Jubeir
Foreign Policy Advisor to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia
Abdel Karim al-Nasser
One of two suspects (the other is Ibrahim al-Yacoub) in the 1996 bombing of Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia; both men were added to the FBI Most Wanted List on 10/9/01
Rashed Daoud al-Owhali
One of four men convicted 5/29/01 in the 8/7/98 bombings of the US embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; sentenced by US court to life in prison; originally from Saudi Arabia.
Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah
Foreign Minister and acting Prime Minister of Kuwait
Prince Nayif bin Abd al-Aziz al-Saud
(Prince Naif) Interior Minister of Saudi Arabia; revealed details about structure and personnel of al Qaeda
Ibrahim al-Yacoub
One of two suspects (the other is Abdel Karim al-Nasser) in the 1996 bombing of Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia; both men were added to the FBI Most Wanted List on 10/9/01
Ayman al-Zawahiri
Close associate of Osama bin Laden, frequently seen in videos released by bin Laden; English translator for bin Laden; expert at planning terrorism; a medical doctor, formerly worked as a surgeon; founded the al Jihad organization in Egypt in 1973; convicted in Egypt of the 1981 assassination of President Anwar Sadat, for which he spent 3 years in prison; met Osama bin Laden in 1987; indicted by US for the 8/7/98 bombings of the US embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; alleged co-organizer of the 9/11/01 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon; FBI has offered a $5 million reward
Sen. George Allen
Member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee (R-Virginia)
Joe Allbaugh
Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Haron Amin
Spokesperson in US for the Northern Alliance / United Front of Afghanistan
Gen. Kofi Anann
Secretary General of the United Nations (56th Session of the United Nations General Assembly)
Yasser Arafat
President of the Palestinian Authority
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
President of the Philippines
Gen. Mohammed Aslam
Director-General of the Health Ministry of Pakistan
John Ashcroft
U.S. Attorney General; former Governor, Senator and state Attorney General from Missouri
Mohamed Atta
Alleged leader of the 9/11/01 hijackers; met with Iraq intelligence in Prague, Czech Republic; entered U.S. with a student visa, received flight training in Florida; researched cropdusting methods, boarded American Airlines Flight 11 (Boeing 767) from Boston to Los Angeles on 9/11; the plane was the first to collide with the World Trade Center, crashing into into Tower 1 (North Tower) at 8:45 AM
Mohammad Atef
Close associate of Osama bin Laden, frequently seen in videos released by bin Laden. Egyptian citizen born circa 1944. Former Egyptian police officer. In 1979 moved with bin Laden to Afghanistan to co-organize the Mujihadeen resistance against the Soviet invasion; co-founder of, and formerly a recruiter and trainer for, the al Qaeda terrorist organization, and soon afterward promoted to military commander of al Qaeda. Indicted by US in the bombing of the 8/7/98 bombings of the US embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Suspected of involvement in the 10/93 killing of 18 US soldiers in Mogadishu, Somalia. 1/2001 marriage of Atef's daughter and bin Laden's son marked bin Laden naming Atef as his successor as leader of al Qaeda; suspected co-planner of the 9/11/01 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. FBI offered $5 million reward. Reward increased to $25 million. Killed in US air strike 11/14/01.
Tariq Aziz
Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq
Jose Maria Aznar
Prime Minister of Spain
Adnan bin Khalil Basha
Secretary-General of the International Islamic Relief Committee (IIRC), which has been accused funding terrorism
Bill Beecher
Spokeperson for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
Binyamin Ben-Eliezer
Foreign Minister of Israel
Silvio Berlusconi
Prime Minister of Italy since June 2001
Senator Joseph Biden
Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (D-Delaware)
Ramzi Binalshibh
FBI fugitive reported to be a member of the al Qaeda group which attacked the US 9/11/01. Alleged that he intended to be one of the hijackers of Flight 93, which crashed in Pennsynvania. He had been prevented from entering the US due to failure to indicate a valid reason for requesting the visa. Formerly a roommate of 9/11 hijacker Mohammed Atta in Hamburg, Germany.
Osama bin Laden
Saudi Arabian exile who assisted the Mujihadeen in their resistance to the 1979 Soviet invasion. Organizer of the al Qaida international terrorist organization. Suspect in the 2/26/93 bombing of the World Trade Center. Suspect in the 8/7/98 bombings of the US embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In 1999 added to FBI Most Wanted list. Suspect in the 10/12/2000 bombing of the US ship Cole. Suspect in the 9/11/01 attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center. US Justice Department 1999 offer of a $5 million reward has been increased to $25 million.
Tony Blair
Prime Minister of Great Britain since May 1997
David Blunkett
Home Secretary of Great Britain
Lakhdar Brahmini
UN envoy sent to Afghanistan 11/01 to work on formation of a new government
Adm. Sir Michael Boyce
Chief of Defence Staff of the British Defence Ministry
Sen. Sam Brownback
Member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee (R-Kansas)
William Burns
Assistant Secretary of State, 11/01 he and USMC Gen. Anthony Zinni (Ret.) were appointed U.S. mediator to assist resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Jeb Bush
Governor of Florida (R)
George Walker Bush
President of the United States since Jan. 20, 2001; former Governor of Texas
Richard Butler
Member of the Council on Foreign Relations; 1992-1997 Ambassidor from Australia to the United Nations; in 1994 elected President of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations; in 1995 elected Chairman of the Canberra Commission on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons; 1996 lobbied in UN for approval of comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty; on 7/1/97 appointed United Nations Chief Weapons Inspector, i.e., chairman of the UN Special Commission (UNSCOM) to oversee the disarmament of Iraq which followed the Persian Gulf War of 1990-1991; the leading expert on the Iraqi programs to develop nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO)
James Cayne
President of the National Air Transportation Association
Sen. Lincoln Chafee
Member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee (R-RI)
Wendy Chamberlin
US Ambassidor to Pakistan
Rep. Saxby Chambliss
Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security (R-GA)
Richard B. Cheney
(Dick Cheney) Vice President of the United States; was Secretary of Defense during 1989-1993
Jacques Chirac
President of France since May 1995
Michael Chertoff
Assistant Attorney General of the US
Jean Chretiel
Prime Minister of Canada since Nov. 1993
Victoria Clarke
Assistant Secretary of Defense of the US
William Cohen
Former US Secretary of Defense; issued a warning on 10/4/00 of the need to create a new "homeland defense" program to focus on terrorism
Neal Cohen
Health Commissioner of New York City as of 9/11/01
Santiago Creel
Interior Minister of Mexico
General William Crouch (Ret.)
Member of the USS Cole Commission
Randy Daniels
New York Secretary of State
Tom Daschle
Senate Majority Leader (D-SD), received an envelope containing anthrax bacteria in the mail on 10/15/01
Gray Davis
Governor of California
Zoran Djindjic
Prime Minister of Serbia
Sen. Chris Dodd
Member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee (D-CT)
Rep. Tom Delay
House Majority Whip
Sen. Dick Durbin
Assistant Majority Floor Leader; member of the Senate Appropriations Committee (D-IL)
Bulent Ecevit
Prime Minister of Turkey
Wadih El-Hage
One of four men convicted 5/29/01 in the 8/7/98 bombings of the US embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; sentenced by US court to life in prison; originally from Arlington, Texas, US.
King Fahd
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques of Saudi Arabia
Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah
Grand Ayatollah of Iran
Gen. Mohammed Fahim
First Minister of the Northern Alliance (United Front) of Afghanistan
Nabil Fahmy
Ambassidor from Egypt to the US
Ravan Farhadi
Ambassidor to the United Nations from the Northern Alliance / United Front of Afghanistan
Afmad Fawzi
Spokesman for Lakhdar Brahmini, UN envoy sent to Afghanistan 11/01 to assist formation of a post-Taliban government
Sen. Russ Feingold
Member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee; the only member of the Senate who voted against the "anti-terrorism" bill on 10/25/01 (the bill passed 98 to 1) (D-WI)
Sen. Dianne Feinstein
Member of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee; chairwoman of the Senate Terrorism Subcommittee (D)
Joschka Fischer
Foreign Minister of Germany
Gen. Tommy R. Franks
Commander of the United States Central Command
Sen. Bill Frist
Member of the Senate Public Health Committee; heart surgeon; the only member of the Senate who is a doctor of medicine (R-Tennessee)
Col. Muammar Gaddafi
President of Libya
Ahmed Khfaklan Ghailani
One of two al Qaeda members (the other is Sheikh Ahmed Salim Swedan) suspected of buying one of the trucks used in the 8/7/98 bombings of the US embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; both men were added to the FBI Most Wanted List on 10/9/01
Jim Gilmore
Governor of Virginia; Chairman of the US Advisory Panel on Terrorism
Rudolph Giuliani
(Rudy Giuliani) Mayor of New York City until 1/1/02
Sen. Bob Graham
Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee
Alan Greenspan
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of the US
Abdul Haq
A Pashtun resident of Afghanistan who was considered a hero by the Mujihadeen resistance against Soviet occupation; reentered Afghanistan October 2001 to organize resistance against the Taliban militia; arrested and executed by the Taliban government on 10/26/01
Ayman Halaway
Alleged bomb maker and recruiter of suicide bombers for the Hamas organization; accused by the Israeli government of involvement in the 6/01 bombing of a disco in Tel Aviv in which 21 people, mostly teenagers, were killed; afterward, Halaway was killed when his car exploded in Nablus, which Hamas asserts was an act by the Israeli government
Rafik Hariri
Prime Minister of Lebanon
Rep. Jane Harman
Ranking member of the House Homeland Secirity Committee; member of the Select Intelligence Committee (D)
Dennis Hastert
Speaker of the House of Representatives since 1999 (R-IL)
Lt. Gen. Magdi Hatata
Armed Forced Chief of Staff of Egypt prior to 10/30/01
Lt. Gen Michael V. Hayden
Director of the National Security Agency
Bernadine Healy
President of the American Red Cross as of 9/11
Geoffrey Hoon
(Geoff Hoon) Defense Secretary of Great Britain
John Howard
Prime Minister of Australia
Hu Jintao
Vice President of China
Saddam Hussein
President of Iraq
Rep. Henry Hyde
Chairman of the House International Relations Committee (AKA the House Foreign Relations Committee); former Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee (R-IL)
Adam Ingram
Armed Forces Minister of Great Britain
Qatradullah Jamal
Information Minister for the Taliban government
Jiang Zemin
President of China
Islam Karimov
President of Uzbekistan
Kenton Keith
US Director of the International Coaliiton Service
Bernard Kerik
Police Commissioner of New York City
Gen. William F. Kernan
Commander of the U.S. Joint Forces Command
Sen. John Kerry
Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (D-MA); chaired Senate hearings on terrorism in 10/01
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Supreme Leader of Iran
Mohammed Khatami
President of Iran
Junichiro Koizumi
Prime Minister of Japan since April 2001
Dr. Jeffrey Koplan
Director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Jan Kubis
Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
Sen. Jon Kyl
Member of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee (R-AZ)
Emile Lahoud
President of Lebanon
Mavis Leno
Spokesperson for HelpAfghanWomen.com
Sen.Carl Levin
Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, member of the Select Intelligence Committee
Sen. Joseph Lieberman
US Senator from Connecticut; Chairman of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee; member of the Senate Armed Services Committee
Sen. Trent Lott
Senate Minority Leader (R-MS)
Sen. Dick Lugar
Member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee (R-Indiana)
Ahmed Maher
Foreign Minister of Egypt
Amhed Shah Masood
Military commander of the Mujihadeen rebels fighting the Soviet troops who invaded Afghanistan 12/26/79. 1992 After the Soviet installed leader Mohammed Najibullah leader resigned, Masood co-governed Afghanistan with Prime Minister Burhanuddin Rabbani. Ethnic civil war in 1992 between soldiers of the Masood and Rabbani team, both Tajiks, and soldiers of the "warlord" Gilbuddin Hektatyar, a Pashtun. 6/1996 The two warring factions ended hostilities due to the danger of their common enemy, the Taliban. Masood remained in Kabul after Hekmatyar won control of the country. Masood abondoned the city of Kabul as the Taliban conquered Kabul 9/27/96 and seized the government. Became the Defense Minister of the outlawed and anti-Taliban United Front / Northern Alliance. Assassinated 9/9/01 by an al Qaeda suicide bomber.
Sen. John McCain
Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (R-Arizona)
Sen. Mitch McConnell
Member of the Senate Technology and Terrorism Committee (R)
Steve McCraw
FBI agent appointed to head the Justice Department's Foreign Terrorist Tracking Task Force when the new committee was created 10/31/01
Dr. Pat Meehan
Director of the Environmental Hazards Division of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Norman Mineta
US Secretary of Transportation
Khalfan Khamis Mohamed
One of four men convicted 5/29/01 in the 8/7/98 bombings of the US embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; sentenced by US court to life in prison; originally from Tanzania.
Mahathir Mohamad
Prime Minister of Malaysian
Zacarias Moussaoui
French-Algerian arrested in Minnesota 11/01 after FBI discovered that he was seeking flight training and then found information about chemicals and cropdusting on his computer.
Hosni Mubarak
President of Egypt
Dr. Marwan Muashar
Ambassidor from Jordan to the US
Robert Mueller
Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) since 9/4/01
Imad Mugniyah
(pronounced moonie-uh) Associated with the Hizballah organization. Mentor who originally taught Osama bin Laden about terrorist tactics. Suspect in the 10/23/83 bombing of a US Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. Suspect in the 11/20/84 bombing of the Aukar, Lebanon annex of the US embassy in Beirut. Suspect in the 6/14/85 hijacking of TWA airliner from Athens to Rome, during which the hijackers diverted the plane to Beirut, and then murdered US Navy diver Robert Stethem. Suspect in the 1992 bombing of a Christian center in Argentina.
Pervez Musharraf
President of Pakistan
Abdul Hai Mutamaen
Public spokesman for the Taliban government of Afghanistan
Wakil Ahmad Muttawakil
Foreign Minister of the Taliban government of Afghanistan
General Richard Myers
(Dick Myers) Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; replaced Hugh Shelton 10/15/01
Mohammed Najibullah
Soviet-installed leader of Afghanistan. He retained power after the Soviet troops left the country 2/15/89, continued to conduct war against the Mujihadeen. Survived a failed coup attempt in 3/90. Held onto power temporarily when the Soviet Union dissolved 1/92 and ceased to send him aid. Resigned 4/28/92 as Kabul became the site of ethnic civil war. Tajik troops led by President Burhanuddin Rabbani and Mujihadeen military commander Amhed Shah Masood fighting Pashtun troops led by warlord Gilbuddin Hektatyar. Najibullah stayed in UN facility for political asylum. After the Taliban seized Kabul 9/27/96, they forcibly removed him from the UN facility and executed him by hanging in the street.
Shiek Hassan Nasrallah
Leader of Hizballah (or Hezballah), a terrorist organization in Lebanon
Prince Nayef
Interior Minister of Saudi Arabia
John Negroponti
United States Ambassador to the United Nations
Sen. Bill Nelson
Member of the Armed Forces Committee (D-FL)
John Nolan
Deputy Postmaster General of the US
Rep. James Oberstar
Ranking member of the House Transportation Committee; supporter of airport security screening by the federal government (D-Minnesota)
Rep. David Obey
Ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee (D-Wisconsin)
Mohamed Sadeek Odeh
One of four men convicted 5/29/01 in the 8/7/98 bombings of the US embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; sentenced to by US court life in prison; originally from Jordan
Mullah Mohammed Omar
(Mohammad Omar Akhondzada) Supreme Leader of the Taliban government and militia of Afghanistan; formal title is Amirol Momenin (Commander of the Faithful); exiled by Saudi Arabia
Paul O'Neill
US Secretary of the Treasury
Gen. Peter Pace
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
George Pataki
Governor of New York State
Chris Patten
External Relations Commissioner of the European Union (EU)
Shimon Peres
Foreign Minister of Israel; former Prime Minister
Alon Pinkas
Israeli Consul General to the US
John Potter
Postmaster General of the US
Colin Powell
(Colin L. Powell) US Secretary of State
Michael Powell
Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Romano Prodi
President of the European Union (EU)
Vladimir V. Putin
President of Russia since Dec. 1999
Rashid Qureshi
Press Secretary of Pakistan
Burhanuddin Rabbani
Became Prime Minister of Afghanistan after the resignation of Soviet-installed leader Mohammed Najibullah 4/28/92. Governed jointly with Mujihadeen military commander Amhed Shah Masood until the Taliban conquered the capital city of Kabul. The forces of Tajik leaders Rabbani and Masood fought a civil war against the forces Pashtun rival Gilbuddin Hekmatyar, until the two factions called a truce 6/96. Only a few months after the truce, the Taliban took power in Kabul 9/27/96. Returned to Kabul 11/17/01 to reclaim his presidency after the Northern Alliance seized the city from the Taliban.
Yasser Abed Rabbo
Information Minister of the Palestinian Authority.
Hasan Abdel Rahman
Official representative of the PLO to the United States
Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman
Terrorist "spiritual leader" who formerly preached religion in New Jersey. Former head of the Islamic Group terrorist organization in Egypt which supports overthrow of Egyptian government. Received funding from Osama bin Laden. Indicted and convicted in US in 1995 for participation in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center and conspiracy to bomb the United Nations headquarters. Serving life sentence in federal prison in Minnesota. Blind due to diabetes. His release was demanded in 2001 by bin Laden.
Sen. Harry Reid
Senate Majority Whip (D-Nevada)
Condoleezza Rice
National Security Adviser to President George H. Bush
Tom Ridge
Governor of Pennsylvania; sworn in as the director of the Office of Homeland Security on 10/8/01
George Robertson
(Lord Robertson) Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Mary Robinson
Himan Rights Commissioner of the United Nations
James Roche
Secretary of the United States Air Force
Renato Ruggiero
Foreign Minister of Italy
Donald H. Rumsfeld
US Secretary of Defense; was also US Secretary of Defense during 1975-1977
Naji Sabri
Foreign Minister of Iraq
Ali Abdullah Saleh
President of Yemen
Dr. David Satcher
Surgeon General of the US
Eduard Schevardnadze
President of Georgia; in press briefing in Washington, DC 10/5/01 discussed Georgia's participation in the international coalition against terrorism
Gerhard Schroeder
Chancellor of Germany (Federal Republic of Germany) since Oct. 1998
James Sensenbrenner
Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee (R-Wisconsin)
Mohammad Zaher Shah
King of Afghanistan from Nov. 8, 1933 until overthrown July 17, 1973; now living in Italy
Sohail Shaheen
Deputy Ambassidor of Afghanistan to Pakistan
Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi
Judiciary Chief of Iran
Natan Sharansky
Deputy Prime Minister of Israel
Ariel Sharon
Prime Misister of Israel inaugurated 3/7/01
Rep. Christopher Shays
Chairman of the House National Security Committee (R-CT)
Senator Richard Shelby
Vice Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee
Gen. Hugh Shelton
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as of 9/11/01; replaced by Gen. Richard Myers on 10/15/01
Zalman Shoval
Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Israel
Larry Silverstein
The major owner of the World Trade Center, in partnership with Westfield America Inc. He and his partners paid the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey $3.2 billion in 7/01 for a 99-year lease.
Sen. Gordon Smith
Member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee (R-Oregon)
Javier Solana
Security Chief and Foreign Policy Chief of the European Union (EU)
Eliot Spitzer
New York State Attorney General
Jack Straw
Foreign Secretary of Great Britain
Nadine Strossen
President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Radm. John Stufflbeem
Deputy Operations Director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Prince Sultan
Defense Minister of Saudi Arabia
Sheikh Ahmed Salim Swedan
One of two al Qaeda members (the other is Ahmed Khfaklan Ghailani) suspected of buying one of the trucks used in the 8/7/98 bombings of the US embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; both men were added to the FBI Most Wanted List on 10/9/01
Tang Jiaxuan
Foreign Minister of China
George Tenet
Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) since 1997
Tommy G. Thompson
US Secretary of Health and Human Services; former Governor of Wisconsin
Sen. Robert G. Torricelli
Member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee (D-NJ)
Francesc Vendrell
UN advisor who arrived in Afghanistan 11/17/01 to assist the formation of a post-Taliban government
Thomas Von Essen
Fire Commissioner of New York City
Dr. Ivan Walks
Chief Health Officer of Washington, DC
Mikhail Webhe
Ambassidor from Syria to the United Nations
Sen. Paul Wellstone
Member of Senate Foreign Relations Committee (D-Minnesota)
Anthony Williams
(Tony Williams) Mayor of Washington, DC
Hassan Wirajuda
Foreign Minister of Indonesia
Paul D. Wolfowitz
Deputy Secretary of Defense
James Woolsey
(R. James Woolsey) Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (1993-1995, Clinton administration)
Lt. Gen. Hamdi Wuhaiba
Armed Forced Chief of Staff of Egypt (appointed 10/30/01)
Abdul Rahman Yasin
US citizen born in Indiana; terrorism suspect on FBI Most Wanted list
Rep. Don Young
Chairman of the House Transportation Committee (R-Alaska)
Ramzi Yousef
Associate of Osama bin Laden; convicted of being the "mastermind" behind the 2/26/93 bombing of the World Trade Center
Abdul Salam Zaeef
Ambassidor from the Taliban government of Afghanistan to Pakistan
Rehavam Zeevi
Tourism Minister of Israel who was assassinated 10/17/01; the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) claimed responsibility, saying the act was in retaliation for the killing of Palestinian leader Abu Ali Mustafa by an Israeli missile in 8/01.
James Ziglar
Commissioner of the US Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS)
Gen. Anthony Zinni
Retired US Marine Corps General; 11/01 he and William Burns were appointed U.S. mediators to assist resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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