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Privacy and Security Notice

Sensitive and Terrorist Sponsoring Countries

Sensitive Countries

Countries may be designated by the U.S. as sensitive for reasons of national security, nuclear nonproliferation, regional instability, threat to national economic security, or terrorism support.

The current list of Sensitive Countries include the following:

Algeria
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Belarus
China, People's Republic of
Georgia
Hong Kong
India
Iraq
Israel
Kazakhstan
Korea, North
Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyz Republic)
Libya
Macau
Moldova
Pakistan
Russia
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
Uzbekistan

Terrorist Sponsoring Countries

The designation of state sponsors of terrorism by the U.S. - and the imposition of sanctions - is a mechanism for isolating nations that use terrorism as a means of political expression.

The current list of Terrorist Sponsoring Countries includes the following:

Cuba
Iran
Sudan
Syria