A timeworn terrorism list

Robinson, Linda
May 2002
U.S. News & World Report;5/20/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 17, p18
Focuses on the annual U.S. list of states that sponsor terrorism, which is accompanied by a report, 'Patterns of Global Terrorism.' Views of former State Department counterterrorism coordinators that the list is too rigid and corrupted by political considerations; Discussion of why Cuba, Libya, North Korea, Iraq and Sudan should not be on the list and which countries should be on the list; Idea for gradations of countries on the list that would allow more flexibility in setting penalties.


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