ABSTRACT

Palestinians and Amendments to the Anti-Terrorism Act: U.S. Aid and Personal Jurisdiction [March 18, 2020]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Introduction and Issues for Congress: "This report provides background information and analysis on two amendments to the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA, 18 U.S.C. §§ 2331 et seq.): the Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act of 2018 (ATCA, P.L. 115-253), which became law in October 2018; and the Promoting Security and Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act of 2019 (PSJVTA, § 903 of P.L. 116-94), which became law in December 2019. The report focuses on the impact of this legislation on the following key issues: [1] U.S. aid to the Palestinians. [2] Whether federal courts have personal jurisdiction over the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) for terrorism-related offenses."

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CRS Report for Congress, R46274
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2020-03-18
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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