State Sponsors of Terrorism
U.S. State Department's State Sponsors of Terrorism List
As of January 2007, there are five countries on the U.S. State Department list of state sponsors of terrorism. Find out how states get on--and off-the list.
History of Cuba -- State Sponsor of Terrorism
The history of Cuba state sponsor of terrorism began in 1982, and continues today, though there's almost no evidence of Cuban support for terrorism. Learn here about what keeps Cuba on the US State Department's list.
Iran and Terrorism - State-Sponsored Terrorism in Iran
In 2006, the State Department called Iran the "most active" state sponsor of terrorism in the world, for Iran's support of Hezbollah, Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad and potential to manufacture nuclear weapons.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards: How Iran Trains Foreign Terrorists
The Revolutionary Guards were established in 1979 to protect the Iranian Revolution's goals. They export those goals by training Hizbollah, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and other groups.
Nuclear Iran -- A Timeline of Iran's Nuclear Program
Iran's nuclear program has concerned the United States and the European Union for years, but Iran maintains that it has no plans to build nuclear weapons.
Iran -- A profile of the Islamic Republic of Iran
A country profile of Iran, which has been on the U.S. State Department list of state sponsors of terrorism since 1984.
Iran: State Department 2006 Country Report on State Sponsors of Terror
The U.S. State Department in 2006 called Iran the "most active" state sponsor of terrorism in the world in its annual country report on terrorist activity.
Profile of North Korea
A profile of North Korea, which has been on the U.S. State Department list of State Sponsors of Terrorism since 1988.
Timeline of North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program
On October 9, 2006, North Korea declared it had tested a nuclear weapon for the first time, over forty years since it began its nuclear program. This timeline provides key moments in North Korea's nuclear development program.
Syria: State Department 2006 State Sponsors of Terrorism-Syria
Syria is a longtime resident on the U.S. State Department's list of state sponsors of terrorism. Here are the landmarks on the Syria map of terrorist sponsorship.