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Regional Defense Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program: Report to Congress Fiscal Year 2015   [open pdf - 3MB]

"This report is provided by the Department of Defense (DoD) in accordance with Title 10 of the United States Code, section 2249c (10 U.S.C. 2249c). The Regional Defense Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program (CTFP) was established to meet an emerging and urgent defense requirement to build partnerships in the struggle against violent extremism through targeted, non-lethal, combating terrorism (CbT) education and training. The CTFP directly supports DoD's efforts by providing CbT education and training for mid- to senior-level international military officers, ministry of defense civilians, and security officials. The CTFP's goals are: Develop and strengthen human and intellectual capital that understands the ideologies and mechanisms of terrorism and the ways and means of countering them; Build the CbT capabilities and capacities of Partner Nations (PNs); Build and strengthen a global network of CbT experts and practitioners committed to participation in support of U.S. efforts against terrorists and terrorist organizations; Counter ideological support for terrorism and violent extremism; Harmonize views about the threat of terrorism and its evolution; and Develop CbT and counter insurgency (COIN) mutual understandings."

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