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
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.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Dozens of people have disappeared in the past two years at the hands of counterterrorism forces in Kenya, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Wednesday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Before they begin the long-anticipated push to liberate Mosul, a battle many expect to mark the final chapter of the Islamic State’s reign in Iraq, military leaders of the “counter-ISIL” coalition say they need more planning for what happens next.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
As the U.S.-led coalition has begun to gain ground against the Islamic State in Syria, officials have begun focusing attention on another jihadist group they fear may pose a more dangerous long-run threat there, the al-Qaeda affiliate known as Jabhat al-Nusra.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Forces aligned with Libya's U.N.-backed government fought fierce exchanges with Islamic State militants in Sirte on Thursday in which 13 of their fighters were killed and more than 110 wounded, officials said. The government-backed forces have pinned militants back to a small area in the centre of the coastal city after advancing on the Islamic State stronghold in May.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
International demand for U.S. weapons systems is expected to continue growing in coming years, a senior U.S. Air Force official said on Sunday, citing strong interest in unmanned systems, munitions and fighter jets.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Brazilian authorities arrested 10 members of an Islamist militant group that was organizing terrorist attacks, officials announced Thursday, raising tension around the country just two weeks before the start of the Olympic Games.

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