Effective Date: August 20, 1998
|Responsible Office: Office of Life and Microgravity Sciences and Applications|
|Subject: Prohibiting Transactions With Terrorists Who Threaten To Disrupt the Middle East Peace Process|
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the
laws of the United
States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50
U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), and section
301 of title 3, United States Code.
I, WILLIAM J. CLINTON, President of the United States of America, in order to take
additional steps with respect t grave acts of violence committed by foreign terrorists that
disrupt the Middle East peace process and the national emergency described and declared
in Executive Order 12947 of January 23, 1995, hereby order:
Section 1. The title of the Annex to Executive Order 12947 of January 23, 1995, is
revised to read 'TERRORISTS WHO THREATEN TO DISRUPT THE MIDDLE EAST
Sec. 2. The Annex to Executive Order 12947 of January 23, 1995, is amended by adding
thereto the following persons in appropriate alphabetical order:
Usama bin Muhammad bin Awid bin Ladin (a.k.a. Usama bin Ladin)
Islamic Army (a.k.a Al-Qaida, Islamic Salvation Foundation. The Islamic Army
for the Liberation of the Holy Places, The World Islamic Front for Jihad Against Jews and
Crusaders, and The Group fore the Preservation of the Holy Sites)
Abu Hafs al-Masri
Rifa'i Ahmad Taha Musa
Sec. 3. Nothing contained in this order shall create any right or benefit, substantive or
procedural, enforceable by any party against the United States, its agencies or
instrumentalities, its officers or employees, or any other person.
Sec. 4. (a) This order is effective at 12:01 a.m., eastern daylight time on August 21, 1998.
(b) This order shall be transmitted to the Congress and published in the Federal
/s/William J. Clinton
THE WHITE HOUSE,
August 20, 1998.
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