Counterterrorism

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 07:34
Tunisian Prime Minister Yousuf Shahed said on Monday that fighting corruption in the country is much more difficult than combating terrorism.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 05:57
The American military’s extensive use of drones against the Islamic State and other terrorist groups has resulted in a shortage of Air Force pilots and other personnel to operate the aircraft, leading the Pentagon to rely more on private contractors for reconnaissance missions in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 05:46
Nigeria's military says some officers are selling arms and ammunition to Boko Haram, indicating the corruption bedeviling the country's fight against the Islamic extremists continues despite government efforts to halt graft.
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 06:30
Officials accuse India of role in Quetta bombing, but critics say Islamabad’s shielding of certain jihadists helps fuel terror.
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 06:34
Few observers seem to doubt U.S. forces can push ISIS out of those cities, but already Iraq watchers worry whether political leaders in Baghdad and Washington are prepared to protect those gains so that in this war, at least, the blood shed by Americans and locals will not be squandered.
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 06:51
The United States announced Wednesday that it will increase its cooperation with Central Asia in trade, economic development, the anti-terrorism fight and clean energy, as well as investing $15 million to help the region protect itself against the effect of climate change.
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 06:32
An Egyptian airstrike has killed the head of the Islamic State affiliate behind scores of deadly attacks on security forces and the suspected of downing a Russian airliner, the army has said. A posting on the Facebook page of the Egyptian military’s chief spokesman, Brigadier General Mohammed Samir, said Abu Duaa al-Ansari was killed in an operation south of the Egyptian coastal city of el-Arish.
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 06:20
Despite being one of the largest recipients of United States counterterrorism aid in Sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya's counterterrorism strategy is not meeting the challenges at hand.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 06:32
Beginning in April, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and the White House announced a number of tactics to accelerate the campaign to retake Mosul from ISIS, but few have been implemented, a U.S. military spokesman said Wednesday.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 06:29
The United States is enhancing counterterrorism cooperation with Central Asia's five "Stans" countries, including some of the world's most repressive governments.

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