Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

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This Note argues that a collaborative information collection and sharing effort would protect charities from becoming law enforcement agencies and would ensure that U.S. altruism is properly monitored and reaching the areas of the world most in need. A robust system of international charitable giving is a vital element in the promotion of "civil society" and the fight against terrorist attitudes and sympathies. The U.S. government and non-profit sector must combine resources and efforts to continue to promote global charitable participation with an updated approach to grant-making and fund oversight.