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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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The statement affirmed the importance of strengthening the co-operation between UN counter-terrorism organisations, and the UAE delegation welcomed the UN Secretary-General's efforts to reform the organisations counter-terrorism structure, including the recent establishment of the United Nations Office for Counter-Terrorism.
We will take into consideration the counter-terrorism laws enforced in different countries," Rabbani added.
We are very concerned that a degree of inertia has set in to the Government's counter-terrorism planning and operations.
Department of Defense's Center for National Response, which is using an abandoned highway tunnel in Standard, West Virginia to provide counter-terrorism training for federal, state, and local first responders.
This impressive order further demonstrates that The O'Gara Group is becoming a premier provider of products and services focused on the counter-terrorism, low intensity conflict, and homeland security market," said Bill T.
President Obama's approach to counter-terrorism is pragmatic, not ideological and reflects an evolution in our understanding of the threat, in the capabilities of our government, the capacity of our partners, and the tools and technologies at our disposal," the Washington Post quoted John Brennan, US President Barack Obama's counter-terrorism advisor, as saying in a speech unveiling the new strategy.
A primary function of the NLG, observed Los Angeles Police Department counter-terrorism specialist Arleigh McCree, was "to act as a clearinghouse and as an apologist and defender for terrorists and terrorism.
Ambassador Fadel Jawad, Assistant Secretary-General of the Arab League for the Legal Affairs Sector, said that combating terrorism and terrorist groups is everyone's mission while calling for the coordinated efforts of Arab countries to effectively counter terrorism and eliminate its sources of funding, through Arab conventions related to counter-terrorism, which is the cornerstone of regional joint action, as well as through co-operation between relevant regional and international organisations.
During a press conference in the Chinese capital, he said that Pakistan's hard efforts, both in terms of ground operations and in financing counter-terrorism efforts, were there for all to see.
Today, the Secretary-General signed the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact, which establishes a set of guiding principles aimed at significantly improving the coordination and coherence of the United Nations system to support Member States on the implementation of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy.
TAP) -- The Chief investigating judge to the Judicial Counter-Terrorism Centre issued late on Tuesday committal orders against two terrorists involved in the death of soldiers and civilians, Spokesman for the Tunis Court of First Instance and the Judicial Counter-Terrorism Centre Sofiene Selliti said on Wednesday.
Ms Rudd said: "This represents our commitment to backing the talented and brave counter-terrorism forces with the resources they need to keep people safe.