We have observed a significant amount of confusion lately regarding the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended (FARA), and when it applies. FARA was originally enacted to counter Nazi propaganda just prior to World War II, and has remained largely unchanged since. What follows is a brief primer on FARA and its relationship to the better known Lobbying Disclosure Act.

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