The primary mission of the Bureau of Counterterrorism (CT) is to forge partnerships with non-state actors, multilateral organizations, and foreign governments to advance the counterterrorism objectives and national security of the United States. Working with our U.S. Government counterterrorism team, CT takes a leading role in developing coordinated strategies to defeat terrorists abroad and in securing the cooperation of international partners.

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Date: 05/30/2013 Description: 2012 Country Reports on Terrorism - State Dept Image 2012 Country Reports on Terrorism

This report provides the Department of State’s annual, statutorily mandated assessment of trends and events in international terrorism that transpired in 2012, including country-by-country breakdowns of foreign government counterterrorism cooperation, and profiles of designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations.

Date: 09/10/2012 Description: Global Counterterrorism Forum logo - State Dept Image The Global Counterterrorism Forum

An informal, multilateral counterterrorism platform with 30 founding members that promotes a strategic, long-term approach to dealing with the CT threat. The Forum identifies urgent needs, devises solutions, and mobilizes resources to address key civilian counterterrorism challenges. The Forum was launched in September 2011. Please visit theGCTF.org for more information

Terrorist Designations

Current lists of Foreign Terrorist Organizations and State Sponsors of Terrorism.

Programs and Initiatives

Learn about the Bureau of Counterterrorism’s various programs to build foreign partner capacity and counter terrorism around the world.



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