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counterterror

(ˌkaʊntəˈtɛrə)
adj
designed to act against terrorism
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Adj.1.counterterror - intended to prevent terrorism; "the government took counterterror measures"
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The parties have been negotiating a potential deal that calls for the extraction of US forces in exchange for Taliban counterterror assurances.
In recent weeks, the statement explained that terror activity throughout Yemen has escalated, threatening Coalition counterterror successes and undermining efforts to combat Al-Qaeda inthe Arabian Peninsula and the Iran-backed Houthi militia, both of which seek to benefit from the spread of instability.
and NATO ended combat operations in Afghanistan in 2014, but troops remain to train and advise Afghan forces and to conduct counterterror operations against insurgents.
Zamboanga has new Army, Marine counterterror chiefs !-- -- Roel Pareao (The Philippine Star) - August 19, 2019 - 12:00am ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines The military has intensified security measures in this city by installing new commanders for the Marines and Army counterterrorism units.
That has got to tell us something about our society - that we have got to look at why they would be prepared to do that" - Britain's head of counterterror them snatching your food" - Dr Neeltje Boogert, on research showing that staring at seagulls makes them less likely to steal your chips.
A piece written by (https://ctc.usma.edu/hamza-bin-ladin-from-steadfast-son-to-al-qaidas-leader-in-waiting/) counterterror expert and former FBI agent Ali Soufan  warned that "Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organization his father founded." He also said Hamza bin Laden was "perceived favorably by the jihadi rank-and-file" and could "reunify the global jihadi movement" after ISIS' power was weakened.
IRBIL, July 20 (KUNA) -- Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) police have caught the main suspect in the recent killing of a Turkish diplomat in Irbil, the region's counterterror agency said.
Ever-evolving counterterror tactics among Saudi forces have made this year in particular a remarkably secure one to date.
Indian counterterror experts described the NTJ as a self-radicalised Salafi group inspired by the IS, though a link between the two is yet to be established.
The destabilising role of Iran in Bahrain and the region as well as counterterror measures and security co-operation topped the agenda as Interior Minister General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa held talks with top officials, including Acting Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner of the Department of the Homeland Security, Lan Saunders, and Federal Bureau of Investigation director Christopher Wray.
Some are back in Europe, where MI5 and counterterror police are probing as many as 700 terror plots.