combating terrorism


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combating terrorism

Actions, including antiterrorism (defensive measures taken to reduce vulnerability to terrorist acts) and counterterrorism (offensive measures taken to prevent, deter, and respond to terrorism), taken to oppose terrorism throughout the entire threat spectrum. Also called CBT. See also antiterrorism; counterterrorism.
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The Chief Justice briefed the visiting delegation on the Sudanese Act of Combating Terrorism for the year 2001, the special courts to rule in the terrorism issues and the justice role they play in the terrorism issues toward achieving social peace, security and stability , adding that there is a great cooperation between the concerned bodies for combating terrorism.
Shaikh Khalid Al Khalifa highlighted Bahrain' s participations in all international forums aimed at combating terrorism.
The International Conference on Combating Terrorism began its work in Baghdad yesterday, with the participation of Arab and international countries.
The members deliberated on all aspects of combating terrorism in the country and discussed the recent incidents of security situation in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, north eastern states, Left Wing Extremism, co-ordination amongst security agencies, rehabilitation policy and security arrangements along the borders.
In addition, the issues related to participation of representatives of the competent authorities of Kyrgyzstan responsible for combating terrorism in a meeting of the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee, to inform the participants about the measures taken by Kyrgyzstan in this direction, were discussed at the meeting.
The Ambassador lauded the contribution and services of Pakistan for combating terrorism and assured that his country would provide all possible cooperation to combat terrorism.
The Minister briefed the ambassador on the Military Committee's efforts to remove tensions in many areas of the country, emphasizing the ministry's keenness to cooperate with the United States and the international community in combating terrorism and organized crime.
During the meeting, the committee reviewed the United Nations resolutions relevant to combating terrorism and issued the necessary recommendations in this regard.
Information is one of the most effective weapons in fighting terrorism and nations committed to combating terrorism must do more to improve the exchange of information in order to improve public safety," he said.
Patterson appreciated the role and sacrifices rendered by Pakistan in combating terrorism and extremism.
NATO Advanced Training Course on the Legal Aspects of Combating Terrorism (2008: Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina)
SEVEN YEARS after the EU law on combating terrorism was agreed in the European Council, the House of Representatives is still debating how to harmonise the contentious bill.