counter terrorism

The pair were hospitalized after being found unwell just a few miles from where an ex-double agent was attacked in March.
Sebastian Gorka is President Trump’s Counter Terrorism Adviser who has alleged ties to the Far-Right
1. An Independent Narrative: Ideas and ideals conveyed on the channels are not defined in opposition to an extremist ideology
Why should we believe that Obama will not betray the Sudanese people as a whole just as cynically in the present moment, especially with the cover of so many European countries eager to embrace a genocidal regime?
Answer by Josh Earnest, White House Press Secretary, on Quora. This question originally appeared on Quora. - the knowledge
John Brennan's pledge to not torture terror suspects may be put to the test if one of the leading GOP candidates wins the White House.
Military strikes and raids generate collateral damage and blowback, arguably creating more enemies than they kill.  We're helping to sustain a perpetual killing machine, a feedback loop. 
Unlike some cultural aspects that are relative, violations of innocent people's physical integrity - such as dropping bombs on them - is universally deviant.
Donald Trump unveiled his Middle East policy by telling a tale about General John Pershing killing Muslim terrorists in the Philippines with pork-laden bullets, which "solved the problem." Not only is the story unsubstantiated, but using pork products against Muslim terrorists doesn't work.
While a few attacks, such as Boston and San Bernardino, have taken many lives, most have only killed a relatively small number of people.
There certainly was artifice and theatrics when at the conclusion of his Versailles speech the parliamentarians gave him a standing ovation and broke into the Marseillaise. But even a skeptical eye saw some genuine patriotism rather than the usual hypocrisy.
How is it even possible that the jihadist situation is even more screwed up now than it was right after the 9/11 attacks? Because two successive presidencies, seeming and mostly real political opposites, have pursued deeply incoherent and ultimately profoundly counter-productive strategies.
In fact Christie, who reminded Republicans during the debate that he'd been appointed by President Bush the day before 9/11, went so far in '03 as to actually threaten to arrest that Passaic County sheriff (whose office uncovered the fake ID scandal) and "shut down" his department.
Aware of the legacy of the Bush years, the Obama White House, the Department of Homeland Security, and the FBI have spent much time and effort rethinking previous policies and have designed what they are calling a "new" approach to security.
He was let out early, before the parade, serving a fraction of the time Palestinians are sentenced for attempted murder. He even publicized his intentions before the parade. It makes you wonder about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's commitment to the safety and security of all Israelis.
A three-minute video, posted by a Saudi government-backed organization to YouTube on June 4, has garnered 150,000 views in 48 hours and sparked a discussion in the kingdom about how to stem sectarian conflict.
Although Tataouine wasn't used as a location in any of the "Star Wars" films, it's not far from some of the sites that served
"The Lake Chad nations are battling Boko Haram and we have a vested interest in that group of nations' collective success
The Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, which has been in the works since last fall, will begin on Feb. 17. The White