Tagged: counterterrorism

U.S. Counterterrorism Strikes: Combatants and Civilians by the Numbers

In accordance with the President’s Executive Order and agenda of increasing transparency with regards to the use of lethal force against terrorists, the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) has published the Summary of Information Regarding U.S. Counterterrorism Strikes Outside Areas of Active Hostilities. Current areas of active hostilities include Afghanistan,...

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So, Brexit is Happening. What’s Next?

On the heels of the ‘Brexit’ referendum, world markets plunged, Britain’s credit rating dropped, the EU told the UK to ‘get on with it’, David Cameron decided he wanted nothing to do with it, and apparently so did Gibraltar. And that is just the beginning. Scotland appears as though it...

Countering Violent Extremism: A New Joint Strategy

  The Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have released the “Joint Strategy on Countering Violent Extremism.” In a press conference on May 25, 2016, Justin Siberell, Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism, discussed the international climate in which violent extremism has taken hold. “Even as...