Executive Order 13224
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In general terms, the Order provides a means by which to disrupt the financial support network for terrorists and terrorist organizations by authorizing the U.S. Treasury, in consultation with other U.S. government agencies, to designate and block the assets of foreign individuals and entities that commit, or pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism. The Order authorizes the U.S. Treasury to block the assets of individuals and entities that provide support, services, or assistance to, or otherwise associate with, terrorists and terrorist organizations designated under the Order, as well as their subsidiaries, front organizations, agents, and associates. In addition, it invokes a law that allows the President to bar transactions involving donations, food, clothing, and medicine and other articles “intended to be used to relieve human suffering,” when the President finds donations would “seriously impair his ability to deal with any national emergency,” are coerced or would endanger U.S. armed forces.
The Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") of the U.S. Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on U.S. foreign policy and national security goals against targeted foreign countries, terrorists, international narcotics traffickers, and those engaged in activities related to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. It maintains a list of individuals and organizations identified by Executive Order 13224, from the U.S. Department of State website.
- Specially Designated Global Terrorist
- Specially Designated Terrorist
- International Emergency Economic Powers Act
- 66 FR 49079 of September 25, 2001
- Executive Order on Terrorist Financing: Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism, White House, September 24, 2001
- Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control
- Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001: Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism
- Executive Order 13224 blocking Terrorist Property and a summary of the Terrorism Sanctions Regulations
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