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United Nations. International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorism. 1999.  (accessed January 12, 2012)

Reagan, Ronald. Radio Address to the Nation on Terrorism. May 31, 1986. (accessed January 10, 2012)

Boaz Ganor.The Counter-Terrorism Puzzle. (New Brunswick, N.J. and London, U.K. Transaction Publishers. 2008.  (8 and 17. ) Also see Bruce Hoffmann  Inside Terrorism, revised and expanded (Columbia University Press. New York, 2006 (1-41.)

Section 303 of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976, which created Sec. 620A of the Foreign Assistance Act (since modified in 2002, Public Law 107-115: Stat. 3147, 2153. 2155).

Section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (P.L. 96-72. Codified as 50 U.S.C. App. Sec. 2405). 

Kraft, Michael B and Edward Marks 2011. Counterterrorism Legislation.  U.S. Government Counterterrorism: A Guide to Who Does What.  CRC Press, Taylor & Francis. Boca Raton, London, New York. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. 2008. (33-45)

Section 1202 of the Omnibus diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986, Pub. Law 99-399, later modified as U.S.C. 2332

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) website.  International Operations: Overview of the Legal Attaché Program. (accessed January 12, 2012).

Charles Doyle. “Terrorist Material Support: An Overview of 18 U.S.C. 2339A and 2339B.” Congressional Research Service Brief R41333. July 19, 2010. (accessed March 20, 2012)

Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Protection Act of 2004 (IRTPA), Pub. L. No. 108-458, 118 Stat. 3638, (Dec. 17, 2004), codified at 42 U.S.C. §2000ee, 50 U.S.C. §403-1 et seq., §403-3 et seq.seq. Sec. 2339A and Sec. 2339D

State Department Bureau of Counterterrorism, legislative requirements and definitions for the annual report on international terrorism to Congress.  (accessed January 11, 2012)

Department of State website.  Foreign Terrorist Organizations. (accessed January 12, 2012)

Brian Yoh and Charles Doyle, USA Patriot Improvement and reauthorization Act of 2005: A Legal Analysis. Updated December 21, 2006. Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intersect and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (P.L 107-56). USA PATRIOT is the acronym.  . (accessed March 20, 2012)

Eric Lichtblau, “U.S. Will Pay $2 Million to Lawyer Wrongly Jailed,” New York Times, November 30, 2006.  Accessed January 8, 2012. (accessed January 8, 2012)

A.G. Sulzberger, “Bank Hit with Sanctions in Suit over Terrorist Aid,” New York Times, July 14, 2010.  . (accessed January 4, 2012)

Henning, Anna. Congressional Research Service. (2008).  In Re Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001: Dismissals of Claims Against Saudi Defendants Under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.  Available at:

OWENS, et al v. REPUBLIC OF SUDAN, et al, Memorandum Opinion November 28, 2011

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National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States. (Philip Zelikow, Executive Director; Bonnie D. Jenkins, Counsel; Ernest R. May, Senior Advisor). The 9/11 Commission Report. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2004.

Levitt, Mathew (2011, Dec. 13). U.S. Court Ruling Links Iran to Al Qaeda.  The United States Institute of Peace: The Iran Primer, available at:

Detention, Treatment, and Trial of Certain Non-Citizens in the War Against Terrorism §1(a), 66 Fed. Reg. 57,833 (November 16, 2001)

Department of Defense, The Manual for Military Commissions, January 18, 2007, available at

Letter from Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense, to Senator Carl Levin, May 15, 2009. A copy is available at:

Memorandum from the Detention Policy Task Force to the Attorney General and the Secretary of Defense, July 20, 2009,

Written answers to questions posed to Attorney General Eric Holder during testimony given before the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 14, 2010.

For illustrative list of federal statutes related to terrorism cases see  Department of Justice U.S. Attorneys’ office. Counterterrorism Efforts. (accessed March 20, 2012.)

ABC New:  “In Reversal, Obama Orders Guantanamo Military Trial for 9/11 Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.”..

Mark Landler, “After Struggle on Detainees, Obama Signs Defense Bill,” New York Times, December 31, 2011.  Accessed January 6, 2012,

45 CBS News. Guiantanamo Closure hopes fade as prison turns 10. July 11, 2012.

Kraft, Michael B and Edward Marks 2011. Counterterrorism Legislation. U.S. Government Couterterrorism: A Guide to Who Does What.  CRC Press, Taylor & Francis. Boca Raton, London, New York. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group (33-34)

Reagan, Ronald. Radio Address to the Nation. May 31, 1986, (accessed January 10, 2011)

President Bush, Oak Ridge Tennessee Speech, July 2004 (acessed January 10, 2011)