foreign terrorist organization


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Synonyms for foreign terrorist organization

a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals

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law against providing support to a foreign terrorist organization.
Code, Providing Material Support or Resources to Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations, providing material support to any group designated by the State Department as a foreign terrorist organization is a felony.
citizen, was convicted in November on charges of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
government on Thursday designated the Indian Mujahideen (IM) as a foreign terrorist organization, imposing economic sanctions on the group, according to a State Department statement.
She confirmed that Washington planned to formally designate Pakistan's Haqqani network as a foreign terrorist organization.
The secretary also talked to the foreign minister and reiterated the United States's commitment to help with the PKK as a designated foreign terrorist organization.
The secretary also reiterated the United States' commitment to help with the PKK as a designated foreign terrorist organization.
Writing for the majority, Chief Justice John Roberts said Congress had made it clear that "providing material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization - even seemingly benign support - bolsters the terrorist activities of that organization.
Al-Moayad and Zayed pleaded guilty to conspiracy to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization -- in this case Hamas -- and were sentenced to time served.
Several countries in the West and elsewhere have banned the LTTE as a foreign terrorist organization, and Rajapaksa thanked ''all our regional partners and our many friends in other quarters that have cooperated with us in this matter.
This is due in part to divisions within the Sri Lankan government and the absence of trust between the government and the LTTE, which continues to use assassinations and suicide bombers, underscoring their character as an organization wedded to terrorism and justifying their designation as a Foreign Terrorist Organization.
Therefore, effective July 13, 2004, the Secretary of State designates it as a foreign terrorist organization.
Although the Justice Department cannot use that provision against Stewart--and a California federal judge recently limited its reach--the department's court submissions in her case take the position that legal representation of alleged terrorists is a crime under the PATRIOT Act if the lawyer can be portrayed as acting under "the direction and control" of a foreign terrorist organization.
Defendants who were charged with conspiring to knowingly provide material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organization and related crimes, moved to revoke a magistrate's detention order.
A key provision of the law authorizes the secretary of state, in conjunction with the attorney general and the secretary of the treasury, to designate an organization as a foreign terrorist organization (FTO).
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