Tag Archive for Counterterrorism

Trump broadens Obama’s counterterrorism strategy, includes Palestinians

US national security advisor unveiled updated counterterrorism strategy targeting not just the Sunni ideologies espoused by ISIS, but also Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, along with Iran, the “world’s central banker of international terrorism,” who sponsors global terrorist groups such as Hezbollah & Hamas.

By The Associated Press

 

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser on Thursday unveiled the administration’s long-awaited counterterrorism strategy, delivering it with harsh words for Iran.

Calling Iran the “world’s central banker of international terrorism,” John Bolton said the strategy will rely on traditional military action to fight terrorists, but also seek increased emphasis on non-military means to battle not only Islamic State militants but those backed by Iran and other groups. Continue Reading »

Israel to host Global Forum on ‎Counterterrorism, Incitement and Cyber Threats

This coming week in Jerusalem, Homeland security ministers from 17 countries will be gathering for the annual Global Forum on ‎Counterterrorism, Incitement and Cyber Threats, which according to Israel’s Public security minister, is ‘recognition of Israel’s abilities.’

By Itsik Saban and Israel Hayom Staff

 

Top security officials from around the world are ‎slated to attend the first Global Forum on ‎Counterterrorism, Incitement and Cyber Threats in ‎Jerusalem next week.‎

The three-day conference, scheduled to be held ‎on June 12-14, is an initiative promoted by Public ‎Security Minister Gilad Erdan. President Reuven ‎Rivlin, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and ‎intelligence, police and military officials will ‎attend the symposium, alongside homeland and public ‎security ministers from the United States, Canada, ‎Germany, Albania, Romania, Azerbaijan, Greece, ‎Bulgaria, Rwanda, Hungary, Georgia, Ghana, Latvia, ‎Croatia, Paraguay, Lithuania, and Serbia.‎

Israel Cyber Defense – Israel Police Spokesperson Dept.

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