Treasury Dept. to Refuse Senate a List of Saudi Suspects

(New York Times) - The Treasury Department Monday said it would decline to provide the Senate with a list of Saudi individuals and organizations the federal government has investigated for possibly financing al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups. Last Thursday, senior Treasury official Richard Newcomb told the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee in a hearing on Saudi sponsorship of terrorism that the list was not classified and that his agency would turn it over to the Senate within 24 hours.

2003-08-05 00:00:00

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