All but four of the 19 hijackers on 9/11 were Saudi citizens, and the Saudi kingdom was the birthplace of Osama bin Laden, the head of al-Qaida and mastermind of the attack 20 years ago.
Amir Shah was The Associated Press' eyes and ears in Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks, when all foreigners were ordered to leave.
Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden has been hunted down and killed. A towering new sky scraper has risen over Manhattan, replacing the Twin Towers.
The US spent hundreds of billions, and even after the withdrawal, the Biden administration plans to ask Congress to spend billions more in support of Afghan soldiers.
Speaking in Parliament on June 25 last year, Khan said the American forces entered Pakistan and killed bin Laden without informing the government after which everyone started abusing his country.
Qureshi in the interview also defended the Taliban saying the organisation is ready for peace and they have suffered as well.
After September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States carried out by an Al-Qaeda cell under bin Laden's orders, the West spent billions of dollars trying to defeat radical Islamist extremists.
Dr. Shakil Afridi helped the CIA track down al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in 2011.
Qureshi had been on the run since 20 blasts ripped through Gujarat's main city Ahmedabad on July 26, 2008, killing more than 50 people.
Shakil Afridi: The doctor who aided hunt for Osama bin Laden languishes in Pakistan prison, forgotten
Many might wonder how Pakistan could imprison a man who helped track down the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks.
A top American Senator has announced that he will introduce a bill that would eliminate US aid to Pakistan and set the money aside for infrastructure funds to build roads in the US.
Al-Qaeda's slain chief Osama bin Laden had shifted to Afghanistan to supervise a plot to assassinate Pakistan's former premier Benazir Bhutto and then military dictator Pervez Musharraf.