The Use and Capabilities of Ints That Would Have Been Important in Identifying or Confirming One of These Terrorist Threats Against the U.S. and Allies
In particular, in 2011, the General Assembly, in its resolution 66/178, reaffirmed the mandate of UNODC to continue to develop specialized legal knowledge in the area of counter-terrorism and pertinent thematic areas, including the use of the Internet for terrorist purposes.
In addition to mainstream social media platforms, white supremacist violent extremists use lesser-known sites like Gab, 8chan, and EndChan, as well as encrypted channels. Celebration of violence and conspiracy theories about the “ethnic replacement” of whites as the majority ethnicity in various Western countries are prominent in their online circles.
Australia’s counterterrorism strategy has four key elements that are laid out in its 2010 White Paper: analysis, protection, response, and resilience. In the fight against terrorism, Egypt underlines the importance of distinguishing terrorism as political and not a religious issue.
NATO’s work on counter-terrorism focuses on improving awareness of the threat, developing capabilities to prepare and respond, and enhancing engagement with partner countries and other international actors.
James Carafano, “Dynamics of Military Revolution, 1300–2050,” Richmond Independent News, September 13, 2002
Jean-Louis Bruguiere, Ce que je n’ai pas pu dire: Entretiens avec Jean-Marie Pontaut, ed. Robert Laffont (Paris: RAND Europe, 2009); Quick scan of post 9/11 national counter-terrorism policymaking and implementation in selected European countries (Leiden, 2002).
Alliance Maritime Strategy—The Maritime Security Environment, paragraph 6, March 18, 2011, available at