Counterterrorism

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
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
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
Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter promised Iraqi officials new assistance Monday to stave off bombings by the Islamic State after the group carried out its most deadly attack ever on central Baghdad earlier this month.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Japan's foreign minister says his country will spend $120 million to strengthen counter-terrorism efforts in Africa.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Even as Iraqi special forces and Shia militias roll back the self-proclaimed Islamic State, Baghdad has done little to address the underlying causes of Sunni militancy.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Up to 1 million people could be forced to flee their homes in Iraq soon as fighting intensifies in a government offensive to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
French President Francois Hollande vowed to strengthen his country's role in the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria after a deadly attack on Nice, which has not yet been claimed by any group.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Here in Brazil, it’s not unusual to hear bloodcurdling screams in the airport; they’re usually just the sounds of teens playfully chasing each other through the terminal. It’s also not unusual to see suitcases sitting near the boarding gates, left by travelers who wandered off to get coffee.
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.

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