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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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His operationalization of counterterrorism success and failure are similarly unsophisticated; a counterterrorist success is "defined as a situation in which the government succeeds in lowering the level of terrorist violence from that of previous years, as measured in terms of non-combatant fatalities within a region," and is only considered a total success "if violence ceases completely" (p.
6) Counterterrorist deterrence strategies are often unpopular because of their perceived heavy-handedness and a lack of confidence that the strategy can be used against a nonstate actor.
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.
Today's report included an assessment of South Sudan for the first time and noted that given its status as the world's newest country the "counterterrorism efforts and counterterrorist finance legislation remained a work in progress".
Suggesting that the entire basis of Indian counterterrorist policy might need to be re-examined, the 297-page book says that New Delhi should take a unilateral two-pronged approach against pan-Islamist jehad.
The violence began last Wednesday with a missile attack on southern Israel, but most American media implied that Israel's counterterrorist retaliation was a provocation for this weekend's multiple terrorist attacks on major urban centers.
The "24" showrunner and exec producer wasted little time between ending Jack Bauer's eight-year run as a rogue counterterrorist agent and launching Showtime's new terrorism-themed series "Homeland" with his longtime friend and cohort Alex Gansa--a mere 15 months, to be exact.
9 Initiative (EARSI) Counterterrorist (CT) -- -- Communications Package CT Capabilities Package -- -- Regional Maritime Awareness -- -- CT Capability Ethiopia EARSI -- 9.
When she went to investigate, the shower had not been used so she called in counterterrorist officers, fearing the defendant had a more sinister purpose.
At the counterinsurgency forces capabilities; Barbero noted "they'll be fully capable to continue these counterterrorist operations into beyond December 2011.
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.
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.