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Political or military activities designed to prevent or thwart terrorism.
- ‘Would he be reporting directly to the head of the national counterterrorism unit?’
- ‘In one area still there needs to be quick improvement, and that's on terrorism or counterterrorism.’
- ‘Funding for elite counterterrorism units has also been ramped up.’
- ‘It was the largest counterterrorism exercise in the nation's history.’
- ‘We have joint task forces that deal with counterterrorism as well as counterterror financing.’
- ‘The most important phase of any counterinsurgency or counterterrorism campaign is recognizing that the threat exists.’
- ‘Now, FBI agents' time is a much scarcer commodity because so many agents focus on counterterrorism.’
- ‘Each is directly involved in national security or counterterrorism and is regularly briefed on terrorism developments.’
- ‘The Army has been assigned as executive agent for domestic counterterrorism and would seem the logical choice.’
- ‘I asked for a series of briefings on the issues in my portfolio, including counterterrorism and cybersecurity.’
- ‘But Europe's counterterrorism problem is large and changes are needed if it's to be tackled better.’
- ‘You've spent a career studying counterterrorism and looking for these potential terrorists out there.’
- ‘Integrating our counterterrorism and regional strategies was the most difficult and the most important aspect of the new strategy to get right.’
- ‘His current research is about the role of intelligence in multinational counterterrorism activities.’
- ‘Still, counterterrorism specialists and Middle East foreign area officers should read this book.’
- ‘International support of a multidimensional counterterrorism strategy is necessary to defeat it.’
- ‘They have cooperated with the U.S. on counterterrorism initiatives in Central Asia and elsewhere.’
- ‘Others, however, will not be able to ignore the relevance of this story to current counterterrorism operations.’
- ‘The main feature is a new national intelligence czar, to whom, it is imagined, the many federal agencies engaged in intel and counterterrorism will report.’
- ‘Even their analysis capability was geared toward making criminal cases not for counterterrorism purposes.’
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