Counterterrorism

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
At a checkpoint in central Beirut, a guard checks a small truck for explosives. He is manning the last security barrier before Lebanon's parliament building 100 meters away, and relying on a bomb detector that experts say is useless.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger on Monday proposed setting up a multinational west African force to fight terrorism.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The discovery of a Brazilian terrorist cell that allegedly pledged allegiance to ISIS provides an opportunity for Brazil to address weaknesses in its counterterrorism framework.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
From August to May, a mixed brigade led by 18th Field Artillery Brigade commander Col. John Rafferty Jr. fired precision missiles at Islamic State targets. To that end, they had to get artillery units from different components — and different countries — to work together.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Brazil’s Federal Police (PF, for its Portuguese acronym) continues to monitor individuals suspected of sympathizing with and taking action on behalf of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) or Daesh, on the eve of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which begin on August 5th.
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
Japan's foreign minister says his country will spend $120 million to strengthen counter-terrorism efforts in Africa.

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