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counterterrorism

kown ter te ruh ri zuhm

  • n  a strategy intended to prevent or counter terrorism

  • There's a movement to diminish the CIA's role in counterterrorism.
  • The White House meetings were also attended by a variety of other senior counterterrorism officials.
  • Some counterterrorism officials believe that al-Qaeda has no middle management, which helps ensure that vital information does not flow beyond bin Laden's closest lieutenants.
News & Articles

  • CIA Deputy Director Morell steps down
    Morell was passed over for the top CIA spot by President Barack Obama in favor of his counterterrorism adviser, John Brennan. Brennan said Morell will be replaced by Avril Haines, currently a deputy assistant to the president and legal adviser at the National Security Council.
    June 12, 2013 - The News Journal
  • CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell retires after 33 years with agency
    Morell was passed over for the top CIA spot by President Barack Obama in favor of the president's counterterrorism adviser, John Brennan, who announces Morrell's departure.
    June 12, 2013 - The Oregonian
  • Top FBI agent in Boston retiring
    Richard DesLauriers, Boston’s top FBI agent who recently oversaw counterterrorism investigation into the marathon bombings, is retiring in July after more than 25 years with the agency, department officials announced today. His last day on the job will be July 13. He is leaving federal law enforcement to serve as vice president of corporate security with Penske Corp., in Bloomfield Hills, Mich ...
    June 11, 2013 - Boston Herald
Quotes

  • Condoleezza Rice in 940 News
    We look forward to the Council's completion of the process, allowing the agreement to enter into force on August 1, 2010, thus fully restoring this important counterterrorism tool and resuming the sharing of investigative data that has been... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA Headliner Watch http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.headlinerwatch.com/6668/president-obama-welcomes-european-parliament-vote-approve-bank-data-transfers-combat-terrorism.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGKKsd_S76YLFwzG6yqY3coa4W-mQ Jul 8, 2010 22913 30767 counterterrorism Some of the aid that goes to Pakistan is directly related to the counterterrorism mission," Rice told reporters on a trip to the Middle East. "We just have to review the situation."
  • Gordon Brown in USA Today
    We will continue to expand our counterterrorism assistance program with Pakistan, and it will be, more than ever, the most comprehensive anti-terrorism program Britain has signed with any country,Brown said at a joint news conference with...

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