Counterterrorism

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 07:29
The U.S. Defense Department cautions against using 'body counts' as a metric of success in its campaign against the Islamic State. But it continues to advertise them anyway.
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 07:20
A top American lawmaker says the Obama administration’s military assistance to Riyadh may violate U.S. law.
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 06:57
Tunisia and France signed a protocol relating to a financial aid accord worth 20 million Euros to be destined to the support of special military forces and cooperation between the two countries in the realms of intelligence and the fight against terrorism.
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 08:05
Secretary of State John Kerry makes remarks at United Nations' meeting regarding International Peace and Security and Countering Terrorism.
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 08:41
Thank you so much for the warm introduction. It is a pleasure to be here today, especially at Columbia with folks like Professor Sarah Cleveland, Professor Elazar Barkan, and Greta Moseson here today.
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 06:36
One hundred and ten members of the security forces were dismissed Tunisian due to strong suspicions about their links to banned groups.
Monday, September 14, 2015 - 07:38

The State Department recently released a key factsheet highlighting the United States’ current attempt to rebuild Iraq’s security forces to combat the rise of the Islamic State (IS). During the Iraq War (2003-2011), the United States spent $23 billion in military and police aid to the country – an average of $2.5 billion per year – on military equipment and training to defeat the insurgency and build an effective fighting force.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 06:13
Prime Minister Habib Essid received, Tuesday, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Anne Patterson.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 06:27
Some very classified, top-secret special forces activity went down in Tunisia last week.
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 06:06
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on Wednesday called for a coalition to combat terrorism in the Middle East.

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