Counterterrorism officials must be on alert for the next cause that, like in Syria, produces a surge of foreign fighters and terrorism. But they should not assume past is prologue.
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Do drone strikes drive recruitment or degrade terrorist networks?
The White House released the National Strategy for Counterterrorism on Oct. 4. It is the first such strategy to be released since the publication of the Obama administration’s strategy in 2011. The full document can be read below.
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