The D.C. Circuit has upheld a $413 million default judgment against Syria stemming from the beheading of two American military contractors in Iraq. Representatives of the men's estates alleged Syria facilitated the murders by providing support to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and al-Qaida, who claimed responsibility for the killings.
D.C. Circuit Upholds $413 Million Judgment Against Syria Over Contractors' Deaths
The National Law Journal
May 23, 2011