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  • Global Counterterrorism Challenges
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    Global Counterterrorism Challenges

    The Wilson Center held a discussion on the 25th anniversary of the bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and efforts to combat terrorism. The bombing…

  • US Designates Iranian Revolutionary Guard a Terrorist Organization
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    Secretary of State Pompeo News Briefing

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a news conference announcing the designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, including its Qods Force, as a Foreign Terrorist Organization.…

  • State Department Counterterrorism Coordinator Testifies on Combating Violent Extremism
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    Counterterrorism Policy

    The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade questioned the State Department’s Counterterrorism coordinator, Nathan Sales. The focus of the hearing was…

  • Heather Nauert Briefs Reporters at the State Department
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    State Department Daily Briefing

    State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert was joined by Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security Michael Evanoff and Counterterrorism Coordinator Nathan Sales at her daily…

  • Nathan Sales Discusses State Departments Counterterrorism Strategy
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    Countering Violent Extremism

    Ambassador Nathan Sales, the State Department’s coordinator for counterterrorism, discussed the agency’s strategy to counter violent extremism. After his remarks on recent U.S. successes in…

  • Counterterrorism Efforts in North Africa Part Two
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    Counterterrorism Efforts in North Africa Part Two

    After a break for votes on the floor, the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia and Counterterrorism resumed its hearing on counterterrorism efforts…

  • Counterterrorism Efforts in North Africa Part One
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    Counterterrorism Efforts in North Africa, Part One

    The Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia and Counterterrorism held a hearing on counterterrorism efforts in North Africa. Two State Department…

  • Officials Brief on Counterterrorism Efforts Against Hezbollah
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    State Department Briefing on Combating Hezbollah

    White House and State Department counterterrorism experts updated reporters on U.S. efforts to counter Hezbollah and announced a million dollar rewards progam for any information leading to…

  • Conference on Counterterrorism Nathan Sales
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    Conference on Counterterrorism, Nathan Sales

    Nathan Sales talked about the threat of ISIS and some of the counterterrorism initiatives to combat decentralized terror groups. He spoke at a conference that examined the evolution of…

  • Vatican Nominee Callista Gingrich Testifies at Confirmation Hearing
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    State Department Nominations

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing for the nomination of four candidates for State Department positions. The nominees were Callista Gingrich to be U.S. ambassador to the…

  • Washington Journal Nathan Sales on Visa Waiver Program
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    Visa Waiver Program

    Nathan Sales talked by video from Boston about the Visa Waiver Program, which allows travelers from almost 40 select countries to enter the U.S. without a visa. In the wake of the March 22,…

  • Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Policy Perspectives
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    Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, Policy Perspectives

    Critics talked about the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs leaked to the press by Edward Snowden. The legality of the programs was challenged. Several options for improving…

  • Surveillance Under the PATRIOT Act
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    Surveillance Under the PATRIOT Act

    Nathan Sales talked about specific provisions under the PATRIOT Act that deal with surveillance, and provided an overview of significant sections and how they are applied in the gathering of…

  • National Security Leaks
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    National Security Leaks

    Witnesses testified about issues surrounding recent national security leaks to the media, and the options available to investigate and prosecute those responsible. The leaks revealed the…

  • Surveillance and Intelligence
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    Surveillance and Intelligence

    In the third of several panels of a day-long event titled, “Counterterroism and the Obama Administration,” participants spoke about surveillance and intelligence. Among the topics they…