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Title: INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM - HEARINGS BEFORE THE HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE NEAREST EAST AND SOUTH ASIA, 93RD CONGRESS, 2ND SESSION, JUNE 11, 18, 19 AND 24, 1974
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Congress
House Subcommittee on the Near East and South Asia
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 225
Sponsoring Agency: US Congress
Washington, DC 20515
Type: Legislative/Regulatory Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS TEXT OF FOUR HEARINGS BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE NEAR EAST AND SOUTH ASIA REFLECTS PARTICIPANTS' WIDESPREAD CONCERN WITH VARIOUS ASPECTS OF INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM IN 1974.
Abstract: TOPICS DISCUSSED INCLUDE THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT, PARTICULARLY THE ROLES OF THE PALESTINIANS AND THE ISRAELIS IN FOMENTING ACTS OF VIOLENCE; MINORITY RULE AND REFUGEES IN AFRICA, INCLUDING THE ROLE OF THE ALL AFRICA CONFERENCE OF CHURCHES; U.S. SERVICEMEN MISSING IN ACTION IN SOUTHEAST ASIA; POTENTIAL TURMOIL IN THE PERSIAN GULF; AND JAPAN AND THE OIL CRISIS. ALSO DISCUSSED WERE THE PLANS AND ANTICIPATED PROBLEMS IN HOSTING THE 1980 WINTER OLYMPICS AT LAKE PLACID, N.Y., THE LAW OF THE SEA RESOLUTION, THE MUTUAL DEVELOPMENT AND COOPERATION ACT OF 1973, AND THE SINO-SOVIET CONFLICT. DISTINGUISHED WITNESSES FROM U.S. AND FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS, PRIVATE INDUSTRY AND ORGANIZATIONS, AND ACADEMIC AREAS PRESENTED PAPERS AND VOICED JUDGMENTS ON DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN TERRORISM, INDICTING THOSE RESPONSIBLE AND SUGGESTING U.S. POLICY INITIATIVES AND RESPONSES. ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS, THE IMPACT OF AN OIL EMBARGO, SOVIET MISCHIEF-MAKING IN THE PERSIAN GULF, AND PROVISIONS FOR DISASTER RELIEF WERE AMONG THE MANY ADDITIONAL TOPICS BROUGHT TO THE SUBCOMMITTEE'S ATTENTION. STATEMENTS, ARTICLES, AND MEMORANDUMS ARE INCLUDED, AND NUMEROUS REPORTS ARE APPENDED. BIOGRAPHIES OF CERTAIN WITNESSES ARE INCLUDED. MAPS, CHARTS, AND FOOTNOTES ARE AMONG THE APPENDED REPORTS. (WJR)
Index Term(s): Africa; Asia; Energy resources; Hearings; International law; International terrorism; Israel; Japan; Middle East; Revolutionary or terrorist groups; Sporting event violent behavior; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR); United States of America; US House of Representatives; Worldwide
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