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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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Diplomatic counterterrorist deterrence--especially in weak and failing nations currently inundated with terrorists, such as Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Nigeria, and Afghanistan--must remain a priority for policy innovation.
As a result, compliance has been pushed to the top of agendas at banks as BDL has moved to address 10 shortcomings in legislation, notably over wording of counterterrorist financing, and listing more predicate offenses.
The go-slow approach being taken by the Army's top clandestine counterterrorist unit -- known as Delta Force -- is an effort by the White House to counter criticism from some US lawmakers, human rights activists and others that the anti-terror fight is shifting largely to a secret war using special operations raids and drone strikes, with little public accountability.
While implementing domestic security reforms, the book says, the "more productive approach could be to take the counterterrorist offensive inside Pakistan itself".
The US has put Pakistan "on a clock" to launch a new intelligence and counterterrorist offensive against the group, which the White House alleges was behind the Times Square bombing attempt, according to the official.
Speakers included high ranking Military Officers and experts in the field from Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan and the US who covered topics such as war-fighting operations to home defence missions, counterterrorist operations, urban warfare and dismounted close combat.
The Counterterrorist Manual: A Practical Guide to Elite International Units provides a finely illustrated guidebook to antiterrorist units deployed to handle airplane, ship, train and bus hijackings.
TheWAGreply stated that the names will not be divulged as it might pose a security risk, but that they had all been through counterterrorist checks.
It implicated Uzi Landau in the counterterrorist operation.
Washington is providing $70 million over the next 18 months to equip and train Yemeni security forces for counterterrorist operations.
It's about a top-secret counterterrorist army unit - but also about their wives and families, who are mostly kept in the dark regarding what their menfolk are up to, and on pain of death couldn't tell anyone what little they do know anyway.