“Acting under the authority of and in accordance with section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, and Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, I hereby determine that the entity known as al-Qa’ida Kurdish Battalions (AQKB), also known as Kurdistan Brigades, also known as, Kurdistan Battalion of Islamic State in Iraq, also known as Kurdistan Brigade of al-Qaeda in Iraq, committed, or poses a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States.”

77 FR 2118-19
Published 01-13-2012