Counterterrorism

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.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 06:25
Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, and Tajikistan have set up a "Quadrilateral Cooperation and Coordination Mechanism" to jointly combat terrorism, further advancing security cooperation between the unlikely group of countries.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Brazil is revising its security for next month’s Summer Olympic Games in the wake of the attack in Nice, France, that killed 84 people, officials said as they carried out the latest in a series of counterterrorism exercises.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The American-led airstrike campaign against the Islamic State group and the global demand for missile defenses have Raytheon positioned for solid growth in 2016, the firm’s top executive said. Raytheon is projecting a revenue increase of 3 to 5 percent, or as much as a $1.1 billion, from its $23.3 billion in sales last year.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Nigeria and South Africa are stepping up cooperation in the area of defense, as part of measures to tackle the security challenges in both countries and Africa, especially regarding terrorism.

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