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International Terrorism: FBI Investigates Domestic Activities to Identify Terrorists

GGD-90-112 Published: Sep 07, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 09, 1990.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed investigation cases from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) international terrorism program to determine: (1) the basis on which FBI opened investigations; (2) the scope and result of the investigations; (3) whether FBI monitored First Amendment activities; and (4) the reasons FBI closed investigations.

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