ABSTRACT

Foreign Terrorists in America: Five Years After the World Trade Center, before the Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism, and Government Information of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session on Examining the Extent of and Policies to Prevent Foreign Terrorist Operations in America, February 24, 1998   [open pdf - 12MB]

From the opening statement of Jon Kyl: "Foreign terrorists gain unlawful entry into the United States by using false and stolen documents and by employing sophisticated alien smuggling rings. U.S. academic institutions are also at risk of being used as a cover for terrorists, who use student campuses to solicit money, recruit members, and espouse violent ideologies. In this hearing, today, we will learn what law enforcement is doing about these activities, including the Student Tracking Pilot Program that was to go into effect in January. We will also hear firsthand testimony about how radical Muslims are distorting the teachings of Islam and attempting to drive a wedge between the vast majority of Muslims of good will and the people and Government of the United States. Finally, our witnesses will confirm that there is a small but dangerous radical element pursuing their terrorist agenda here who pose a direct threat to Americans. And their activities seem to be growing. Some of these terrorists are affiliated with the same groups and state sponsors of terrorism that were involved in the World Trade Center conspiracy. Still others have their own agenda, quite distinct from the World Trade Center conspiracy." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Jon Kyl, Dianne Feinstein, Orrin G. Hatch, J. Gilmore Childers, enry J. DePippo, Patrick J. Colgan, Jr., Dale L. Watson, Walter D. Cadman, Richard A. Rohde, Benjamin Jacobson, Omar Ashmawy, Steven Emerson, Brian Michael Jenkins, Kenneth R. McKune, Louis J. Freeh, Doris Meissner, and Rick Santorum.

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S. Hrg. 105-703; Senate Hearing 105-703; Serial No. J-105-75
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1998
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