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Research Notes 9

Tracking Students from Terrorism-Supporting Middle Eastern Countries: An Update

Benjamin Orbach

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Distributor: WINEP

December 1999


Examines the consequences of the lack of an effective system for monitoring and tracking students, exchange visitors, and scholars from terrorism-supporting countries, and evaluates U.S. government efforts to address this problem. Updates Hillary Mann's 1997 Policy Focus, Open Admissions: U.S. Policy toward Students from Terrorism-Supporting Countries in the Middle East.