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China Backs Sovereign Immunity after U.S. Sept.11 Bill Becomes Law

BEIJING, Oct 10 – A country’s domestic law should not supersede international law on anti-terrorism cooperation, China said on Monday, after the U.S. Congress last month approved a bill that allows relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia. Congress on Sept. 28 overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama’s veto of

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Dial 9-11 For JASTA

Fifteen years on, 9/11 victims’ families demand justice. By Roshanak Taghavi Justice and security are on the minds of many Americans commemorating September 11 this week, as newly de-classified documents re-ignite the debate over Saudi Arabia’s alleged involvement in the deadliest attacks in contemporary U.S. history — and congressional legislation is proposing to hold the Kingdom

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The Jasta Controversy: Is There a Longer-Term Agenda?

  BY Dr. Habib Al Mulla It was an event future historians may well regard as something of a watershed—but not solely for the obvious issues now being discussed by the media, argued over by lawyers, and scrutinized by national security experts. On May 17, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism

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