Counterterrorism

United States | Ambassador Nathan A. Sales To Travel to Brussels, Belgium

United States – Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, will be in Brussels, Belgium October 26. He will brief NATO permanent representatives on the Administration’s recently released National Strategy for Counterterrorism, and discuss NATO’s critically important role in global counterterrorism efforts. SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV on October 26 2018.

WASHINGTON | What we know about the explosive devices targeting Democrats

WASHINGTON— The packages arrived in familiar manila envelopes affixed with lots of stamps, some bearing the American flag. But what was inside was alarming: crude pipe bombs wrapped in black tape, with wires sprouting from each end. None of the explosives detonated, and no one was hurt. But authorities quickly launched a wide-ranging investigation into … Continue reading WASHINGTON | What we know about the explosive devices targeting Democrats

United States | President Trump’s National Strategy for Counterterrorism

United States – Today’s terrorist threats are more complex, fluid, and fast-moving than ever. Terrorist groups and networks such as al-Qa`ida, ISIS, and Iranian-supported terrorists continue to target us, our allies, and partners. We must combat these threats through a comprehensive and coordinated approach. Earlier today, President Trump announced a new National Strategy for Counterterrorism … Continue reading United States | President Trump’s National Strategy for Counterterrorism

United States | Ninth Ministerial Plenary Meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF)

United States | The Ninth Ministerial Plenary Meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF), co-chaired by the Netherlands and Morocco, took place today in New York on the margins of the UN General Assembly. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan represented the United States, and introduced two new U.S. co-led initiatives on terrorist travel … Continue reading United States | Ninth Ministerial Plenary Meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF)

United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Yemeni President Hadi

United States – The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: On September 24, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly. The Deputy Secretary and the President discussed the political process and the dire humanitarian crisis in Yemen. … Continue reading United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Yemeni President Hadi

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.