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counterterrorism

noun counterespionage, espionage, intelligence, intelligence agency, intelligence work, spying, surveillance
Associated concepts: enemy combatants, justice courts, milltary tribunals, national security profiling, Patriotic Act, racial profiling, war on terrorism
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Daniel Benjamin, formerly the State Department's counterterror coordinator, also was slated to testify at the House hearing.
mission there and the challenges faced by the military as civilian policymakers slowly morphed the mission from counterterror, to nation-building, to counterinsurgency in an escalating war tragically overshadowed and undercut by events in Iraq (190).
The speech comes amid renewed scrutiny of counterterror coordination after April's attack at the Boston Marathon and a hunger strike among more than half of Guantanamo's detainees.
THE latest spy thriller from the master of the art is a dark and angry tale of a corrupt counterterror operation that goes horribly wrong and the whistle-blower who tries to reveal the truth.
Obama also said he'll nominate White House counterterror chief John Brennan to run the CIA, joining last month's choice of Senator John Kerry as Secretary of State.
When intelligence suggests a nuclear attack on LA is imminent, an FBI counterterror agent sets out to persuade him to use his psychic powers to avert disaster.
ATEENAGER eavesdropped on sensitive police counterterror conversations after bypassing technology from the 1980s, hackers claimed yesterday.
Peter King, chairman of the Homeland Security Committee and a resolute supporter of the NYPD, said the NYPD deserved a medal and other police departments should mimic its counterterror efforts.
The suspects, aged between 20 and 30, were arrested in a series of counterterror raids in Cardiff, London and Stoke-on-Trent.
The ongoing inquiries, which are being conducted secretly, underscore debate over the effectiveness of the Bush administration's counterterror policies.
Newsweek's Christopher Dickey is the author, most recently, of Securing the City: Inside America's Best Counterterror Force - The NYPD Newsweek
5 million scheme was primarily and almost exclusively counterterror operation.