Executive Order 12947: Prohibiting Transactions with Terrorists Who Threaten To Disrupt the Middle East Peace Process [open pdf - 62KB]
Alternate Title: EO 12947: Prohibiting Transactions with Terrorists Who Threaten To Disrupt the Middle East Peace Process
Executive Order 12947 was created to block the U.S. holdings of terrorist groups, and their supporters, intent on threatening the Middle East peace process. The Order further prohibited U.S. citizens or inhabitants from having any dealings or transactions with what were termed "Specially Designated Terrorists," or "SDTs." The Annex to the Order lists the 12 organizations which were considered to threaten to disrupt the Middle East peace process: Abu Nidal Organization, Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Hizballah, Islamic Gamaat, Islamic Resistance Movement, Jihad, Kach, Kahane Chai, Palestinian Islamic Jihad-Shiqaqi faction, Palestine Liberation Front-Abu Abbas faction, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command.
Executive Order 12947; EO 12947
Federal Register: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/
Federal Register (January 25, 1995), v.60 no.16, p.5079