Counterterrorism

United States | Coordinator for Counterterrorism Nathan A. Sales on the Release of the Country Reports on Terrorism 2017

United States – MR PALLADINO: Thank you. Hello, everyone. This is Robert Palladino. Thank you so much for joining us for today’s call. Today’s call is on the record. And I also want to note that both the call and the report are embargoed until the end of the call. Today the State Department is … Continue reading United States | Coordinator for Counterterrorism Nathan A. Sales on the Release of the Country Reports on Terrorism 2017

United States | Ambassador Sales Signs MOU To Strengthen Counterterrorism Cooperation With Indonesia

United States – Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the U.S. Coordinator for Counterterrorism, and Commissioner General Suhardi Alius, Chief of the Indonesian National Counterterrorism Agency, signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia on Strengthening Counterterrorism Cooperation. The MOU was signed on … Continue reading United States | Ambassador Sales Signs MOU To Strengthen Counterterrorism Cooperation With Indonesia

United States | Ambassador Nathan A. Sales Travels to Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia

United States – Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, will be in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia September 10-14. Ambassador Sales will engage in bilateral discussions with his counterparts on counterterrorism cooperation, countering violent extremism, foreign terrorist fighters, and aviation security. —– SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV on September 10, 2018.

CINCINNATI | Kavanaugh’s support for surveilling Americans raises concern

CINCINNATI — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has frequently supported giving the U.S. government wide latitude in the name of national security, including the secret collection of personal data from Americans. It’s a subject Democrats plan to grill Kavanaugh about during his confirmation hearings scheduled to begin next Tuesday. Beyond his writings as an appeals … Continue reading CINCINNATI | Kavanaugh’s support for surveilling Americans raises concern

U.S. Department of State News: Ambassador Nathan A. Sales To Travel to Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, will be in Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco August 26-30.  He will engage in bilateral discussions with his counterparts on counterterrorism cooperation, countering violent extremism, foreign terrorist fighters, and information sharing. _______ SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania | 30 African leaders in Mauritania to counter extremism

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania  — Thirty African leaders began a closed-door meeting Sunday to discuss ways to fight extremism and corruption at the 31st African Union summit being held in Mauritania’s capital. Africa urgently needs a comprehensive approach to deal with extremist attacks that takes into account the cultural and economic aspects that are the root causes … Continue reading NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania | 30 African leaders in Mauritania to counter extremism

Japan’s foreign minister assures Pakistan of cooperation

ISLAMABAD/January 04, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)—Japan’s foreign minister has assured Pakistan of his country’s cooperation with Islamabad on the subject of security and counter-terrorism efforts. During a two-day visit, Taro Kono met with Pakistani army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa at the military’s headquarters in the garrison city of Rawalpindi. A military statement on Thursday says Kono was … Continue reading Japan’s foreign minister assures Pakistan of cooperation

Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen on The United Nations Security Council Resolution on Counterterrorism

Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen released today about the United Nations Security Council Resolution on Counterterrorism WASHINGTON, DC/December 21, 2017 (STL.News) – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement on the United Nations Security Council Resolution on Counterterrorism: “I commend the United Nations Security Council for … Continue reading Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen on The United Nations Security Council Resolution on Counterterrorism