Key dates in life of Majid Khan, former U.S. resident who pleaded guilty to war crimes before military tribunal at Guantanamo:
Feb. 28, 1980: Born in Pakistan.
1996: Moves with family to Baltimore area in United States. Granted asylum within two years.
June 1999: Graduates from Owings Mills High School. Gets jobs in database administration with Maryland Office of Planning and computer training center. Volunteers to teach database administration in youth program at Islamic Society of Baltimore.
March 2001: Begins working at Electronic Data Systems Technology & Engineering as infrastructure specialist, after passing background check.
April 2001 - Mother dies and Khan begins to adopt more radical view of Islam while attending conferences of Islamic missionary group, Tablighi Jamaat.
Jan. 4, 2002: Travels to Karachi, Pakistan, where later introduced to Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, self-proclaimed mastermind of Sept. 11 attack as well as other plots. Begins working with Mohammed, delivering messages and checking email accounts. Discusses plot to blow up fuel tanks in U.S. Volunteers to conduct suicide attack on Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and records "martyr's video." Goes to mosque wearing explosive vest, but Musharraf never arrives.
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