Intelligence Law Glossary - Political Activities


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Political Activities

Statutory Law

22 U.S.C. § 611(o) (2010) (Title 22—Chapter 11: Foreign Agents and Propaganda: Registration of Foreign Propagandists)

As used in and for the purposes of this Act—
(o) The term "political activities" means any activity that the person engaging in believes will, or that the person intends to, in any way influence any agency or official of the Government of the United States or any section of the public within the United States with reference to formulating, adopting, or changing the domestic or foreign policies of the United States or with reference to the political or public interests, policies, or relations of a government of a foreign country or a foreign political party;