Countering Terrorism in East Africa: The U.S. Response

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This report provides an overview of current U.S. counterterrorism assistance programs and influence operations in East Africa and explores some of the strategies underpinning them. It also provides a brief description of the evolving terrorist threat in the region and explores the various roles of the Departments of State, Defense, Homeland Security, Treasury, Justice, and the U.S. Agency for International Development in implementing counterterrorism programs in the region. The report does not address covert or clandestine operations to collect intelligence or capture or eliminate terrorist targets in the region.

Creator(s): Ploch, Lauren
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Creation Date: November 3, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Ploch, Lauren

Analyst in African Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: November 3, 2010
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Somalia
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Uganda
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Kenya
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Tanzania
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Burundi
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Africa
Description:

This report provides an overview of current U.S. counterterrorism assistance programs and influence operations in East Africa and explores some of the strategies underpinning them. It also provides a brief description of the evolving terrorist threat in the region and explores the various roles of the Departments of State, Defense, Homeland Security, Treasury, Justice, and the U.S. Agency for International Development in implementing counterterrorism programs in the region. The report does not address covert or clandestine operations to collect intelligence or capture or eliminate terrorist targets in the region.

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67 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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