Counterterrorism

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 06:33
The Islamic State is facing an unprecedented cash crunch in its home territory, U.S. counter­terrorism officials say, as months of strikes on oil facilities and ­financial institutions take a deepening toll on the group’s ability to pay its fighters or carry out operations.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 06:34
The first meeting of the Islamic Military Alliance to combat terrorism was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Saturday. Military chiefs from the member states vowed to "dry up terrorists' resources."
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 06:29
The United States and Saudi Arabia agreed to set up a joint panel to combat the scourge of terrorism and defeat the Daesh group.
Monday, March 28, 2016 - 06:39
Defense ministers and officials from 27 Arab and African states on Friday agreed to bolster cooperation on counter-terrorism, in a meeting held at an Egyptian resort town.
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 07:23

Witnesses

Matthew Levitt, Ph.D.
Director and Fromer-Wexler Fellow
Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence
Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Mr. Tony Badran
Research Fellow
Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Daniel L. Byman, Ph.D.
Professor
Security Studies Program
Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
Georgetown University

 

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 07:02
The latest terror attack in Tunisia, it’s most deadly to date, has turned attention to the strength of the Islamic State’s foothold in Libya and sparked fear of a massive spillover into Tunisia.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 06:16
A 5,000-strong, Italian-led international force is ready to deploy in Libya as concern grows over the threat from extremist groups operating in the country, with dozens killed in clashes in neighbouring Tunisia on Monday.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 06:33
The U.S. stepped up airstrikes in northeastern Syria against Islamic State targets Sunday while suicide bombings blamed on the terror group in western Syria killed more than 100.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 06:46
The Obama administration is “on the verge of taking action” against the Islamic State in Libya, where the terrorist network has flourished in recent months, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee told Politico on Tuesday.
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 07:22
Tunisia's defence minister has visited an anti-jihadi fence that's being built on the country's border with Libya to stop Islamist militants from entering Tunisian territory. Defence Minister Horchani said the project came about with financial assistance from Germany and the U.S.

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