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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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By Colleen Traughber, international relations officer, and Matthew Ouimet, sanctions officer, Office of Peacekeeping, Sanctions, and Counterterrorism
Mahadevan circumvents the constraints on data collection inherent to the study of intelligence and counterterrorism while rendering a final product that is accessible to researchers lacking both regional expertise and familiarity with security scholarship.
Turkey is a dangerous destination for foreigners, especially because it is now rife with various Islamic State elements that are hard to detect and stop," former Counterterrorism Bureau Director Danny Arditi told Israel Hayom Saturday.
r=0) opinion piece Monday, two former Obama administration counterterrorism officialsAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA said Europe is far more vulnerable than the U.
forces in the region, "likely in a separate" counterterrorism operation, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a statement Thursday.
We continue to conduct some training, and we continue to have the capability, unilaterally if need be, of conducting counterterrorism operations inside Yemen," he affirmed, adding that the Yemeni security forces remain part of that training.
The cabinet re-called the parliament to accelerate the issuance of a counterterrorism law due to its importance to promote deterrent procedures and penalties.
The delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic began discussing the issue of terrorism and will continue to do so until a common national project for counterterrorism is reached, SANA reported.
As of early 2014, the terrorist threats against Russia and its counterterrorism measures will be in the spotlight, propelled by the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombings that were perpetrated by two brothers of ethnic Chechen origin (one of whom was reportedly monitored by Russia's security services), as well as the preparations for the February Sochi Winter Olympics.
WASHINGTON -- The White House is under pressure to ramp up counterterrorism action against al-Shabab in Somalia after the al-Qaida-linked group's deadly attack on an upscale Kenyan shopping mall that has killed and injured dozens, including Americans.
In the 11 years since, NATO used a pragmatic approach to fight terrorism, but the impact of this approach was mitigated by the lack of an agreed policy defining NATO's rightful place among counterterrorism actors.
Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama's chief counterterrorism adviser John Brennan as new chief of the Central Intelligence Agency.