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According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation:
18 U.S.C. § 2331 defines "international terrorism" and "domestic terrorism" for purposes of Chapter 113B of the Code, entitled "Terrorism”:
"International terrorism" means activities with the following three characteristics:
"Domestic terrorism" means activities with the following three characteristics:
18 U.S.C. § 2332b defines the term "federal crime of terrorism" as an offense that:
* FISA defines "international terrorism" in a nearly identical way, replacing "primarily" outside the U.S. with "totally" outside the U.S. 50 U.S.C. § 1801(c).