counterterror counterterror

Definition(s):

  • (adj) intended to prevent terrorism

Usage(s):

  1. First, he said the Bush team demoted his counterterror czar Richard Clarke.
  2. Only from smart analysis of hard facts will effective counterterror measures emerge.

News

  1. Michael Shank: Barack Obama's Africa Trip Misses Military Mission Creep on Continent

    Not on President Obama's oversight agenda: The troubling ramp up of military and counterterror assistance to these countries and the human rights abuses committed by these same actors. It should be.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Edward Snowden defends NSA leaks, attacks U.S. officials in live chat, Guardian says

    Congressional leaders have called Snowden a traitor for revealing once-secret surveillance programs two weeks ago in the Guardian and The Washington Post. The National Security Agency programs collect records of millions of Americans' telephone calls and Internet usage as a counterterror tool. The disclosures revealed the scope of the collections, which surprised many Americans and have sparked ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  3. G8 faces uncertain recoveries, turbulent markets

    On the sidelines and over dinner, it's expected that the discussions will broaden to include the election results in Iran and data protection, following revelations about a U.S. counterterror surveillance program.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Portland Press Herald

Quotes

  1. "Jose built a reputation for leadership in the field and here at headquarters, and he guided some of the agency's greatest counterterror victories," CIA Director Michael Hayden said in a statement.
    on Aug 8, 2007 By: Michael Hayden Source: Washington Post

  2. "Our first step: immediately transitions the US mission away from policing a civil war to training and equipping Iraqi security forces, protecting US forces and conducting targeted counterterror operations," Mr. Reid said. "US troops should...
    on Apr 23, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: Washington Times

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