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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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Belgian authorities have stepped up their counterterror efforts since a lone gunman killed four people at the Brussels Jewish museum in May 2014.
As part of their counterterror investigation into the fatal shooting of 14 people in California, the FBI want tech giant Apple to unlock the phone belonging to Syed Rizwan Farook who carried out the mass shooting with his wife.
Counterterror Role Revives Army In the meantime, the counterterror campaign has become one of the most important battlegrounds between the police and the military, leading to a resurgence of the Indonesian Army, known as the TNI.
If victory is being measured by the effect of kinetic counterterror and counter-insurgency operations across Pakistan, then, surely, the country is winning.
4 million) to the Kenyan Defence Forces (KDF) to fund soldier training and new equipment acquisitions and sustain the counterterror war against Somali militant group al-Shabab.
A REVIEW of the UK's counterterror policy is needed, says Dewsbury's newly-elected MP.
Obama said he took ''full responsibility'' for the counterterror missions that took the lives of hostages Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto, both captured years ago by al-Qaida.
Based on the initial findings of the police investigation, the chief of the counterterror unit of the crime investigation department, Raja Umer Khattab, had also hinted that the bombing in Shikarpur could be the handiwork of the banned LashkariJhangvi rather than Jundullah, whose spokesperson had claimed responsibility for the attack.
Over US war on terror, she said that Pakistan is engaged in counterterror efforts and understands that military mean alone is not sufficient, adding international community should also adopt the strategy.
A SWEEPING package of counterterror measures has been unveiled by the Government as it moves to bolster the UK''s defences amid warnings of a growing extremist threat that is set to last for several years.
FBI squad jet in to Britain to hunt execution gang US counterterror officers heading for US counterterror officers are heading for Britain to track down pals of the jihadi who beheaded James Foley.
Understanding the bad politics behind terrorism, and the need for a grand strategy to respond to it, is the core of any effective counterterror strategy.