U.S. law prohibits Americans from providing money and other support to foreign terrorist groups. But some say gray areas in the law have harmful consequences — like preventing engagement with moderates and reformers inside militant movements, and barring advice or legal training from outside experts. We explore a recent Supreme Court case involving “material support” for terrorist groups.

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