Why are there so many names on the U.S. government's terrorist list?

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Sun, Aug 16th, 2009 07:22 by capnasty NEWS

In September 2007, the Inspector General of the Justice Department reported that the Terrorist Screening Center (the FBI-administered organization that consolidates terrorist watch list information in the United States) had over 700,000 names in its database as of April 2007--and that the list was growing by an average of over 20,000 records per month.

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