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Zacarias Moussaoui sits for an undated police mug shot at the Sherburne County Sheriffs Office. (Courtesy of the Sherburne County Sheriffs Office)
Zacarias Moussaoui sits for an undated police mug shot at the Sherburne County Sheriffs Office. (Courtesy of the Sherburne County Sheriffs Office)

Convicted Al Qaeda operative Zacarias Moussaoui has testified that he had high-level contact with officials from the Saudi Arabian government in the run up to the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York City.

Moussaoui provided a deposition in a trial in New York that seems to boost what some 9/11 victims' families are claiming in a suit.

Peter Bergen, CNN national security analyst and fellow at New America, tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson more about who Moussaoui is and why it is important.

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This segment aired on February 5, 2015.

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