November 26, 2020

Sudan has made amends. Let’s take it off the terrorism list.

The U.S. government is poised to remove Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, based on an agreement that requires Khartoum to pay $335 million to American victims of terrorist attacks. The deal recognizes that Sudan has met the delisting requirement of a “fundamental change” in leadership following courageous work by the Sudanese people to overthrow a 30-year dictatorship. But this hard-won achievement may be squandered by Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), who oppose the deal in the mistaken belief that doing so will help secure justice for families of 9/11 victims. Read the article here.

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