Discusses issues surrounding the 1996 amendment to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, which allows U.S. victims of terrorism to sue certain states responsible for, or complicit in, the terrorist act. Examines the enforcement of judgments against terrorist states, summarizes lawsuits against Iran and Iraq by former hostages and prisoners of war, and reviews relevant legislative proposals.
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