7,015. 3/15/2007

“The FBI later concluded that [American journalist] Daniel Pearl had not been executed by [terrorist Ahmed] Omar Sheikh but by three Arabs, one of whom was Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the principal organizer of the 9/11 attacks. Mohammed admitted killing Pearl in a March 2007 hearing in Guantánamo Bay, although the reliability of his confession was questioned, as there was little doubt that it came after he had been subjected to considerable torture by the CIA.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Ahmed Rashid, Descent Into Chaos, Page 153

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