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State Sponsors of Terrorism

Why the United States Should Officially Recognize North Korea as a State Sponsor of Terrorism

Samuel Ramani | Posted 08.28.2015 | Politics
Samuel Ramani

North Korea has been off the terror list since 2008, when the DPRK agreed to disclose information about its nuclear weapons inventory. However, the decision to remove North Korea was more reflective of the obsolete nature of Washington's terrorism blacklist than a genuine improvement in North Korea's conduct.

Sam Levine

Obama To Remove Cuba From List Of State Sponsors Of Terrorism | Sam Levine | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama notified Congress on Tuesday that he intends to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. Obam...

5 Facts Obama Must Reconcile on Cuba's Terrorism Designation

Mauricio Claver-Carone | Posted 05.19.2015 | World
Mauricio Claver-Carone

To sidestep clear legal impediments to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of states sponsoring terrorism would go beyond political embarrassment. It would be an irreparable blow to the credibility of the Administration's foreign-policy leadership.

Cuba, Praised for Increased Vigilance against Terrorist Finance, Remains on US Terror List

Sarah Stephens | Posted 12.30.2014 | World
Sarah Stephens

Last Friday, The Financial Action Task Force congratulated Cuba -- along with Argentina, Ethiopia, Tajikistan and Turkey -- for taking such strong actions to police its financial system that it will no longer be subject to the monitoring of its efforts against money-laundering and terrorist finance.

Who's the State Sponsor of Terrorism, Cuba or the US?

Sandy Goodman | Posted 08.05.2013 | World
Sandy Goodman

President Obama may be determined to repeal Bush's global war on terrorism. But that didn't stop the State Department from declaring last week, on the flimsiest of evidence, that Cuba is a state sponsor of terrorism for the 30th straight year.

Cuba Condemns Its Placement On U.S. Terror List

AP | Posted 05.31.2013 | World

HAVANA -- Havana is forcefully condemning a U.S. government decision to keep Cuba on its annual list of state sponsors of terrorism. A statement from...

U.S. Keeps Cuba On List Of State Sponsors Of Terrorism

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 07.01.2013 | World

HAVANA — A State Department spokesman said Wednesday that Washington has no plans to remove Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism that...

Will Cuba Remain On The State Sponsors Of Terrorism List?

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.22.2013 | Latino Voices

Newly appointed Secretary of State John Kerry may strike Cuba from the State Department’s “Sponsors of Terrorism” list, a move that would mark a...

Cut Cuba-Syria Ties to Receive Public Funds

Mauricio Claver-Carone | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics
Mauricio Claver-Carone

HB 959 is not a "trade bill," it's a procurement bill, legislation that defines who we Floridians want to profit from building our highways, bridges, structures and public-service contracts.

Get Cuba off the List of State Sponsors of Terror

Sarah Stephens | Posted 10.24.2011 | World
Sarah Stephens

It is both untrue and a travesty to paint Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism as the United States government did in its annual report on the subject last week.

Freedom to Travel to Cuba: What Does It Mean for American Democracy?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

My guest post today is from Ernesto Morales Licea, until recently one of my fellow bloggers on the Island. Ernesto is a journalist who was fired from ...

Terrorism State Lottery Winners: Not Welcome in the Secure Homeland

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

If you hold a passport from countries considered to be "state sponsors of terrorism" or "countries of interest," don't plan on making your connecting flight to your final destination inside the USA.

Clinton: North Korea May Go Back On Terror List

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration wants help from U.S. allies and possibly China to cut off North Korean shipments that may be carrying nucl...

Iran Is "Most Active State Sponsor Of Terrorism" In World: US

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iran remains the "most active state sponsor of terrorism" in the world, a report by the US state department says....