Posts Tagged ‘countering violent extremism’

Morocco on the Offensive against Daesh – Jean R. AbiNader

Seeks to Eliminate Islamic State Threat through Holistic Strategy Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC April 11, 2016 Calls for greater regional cooperation and intelligence-sharing regarding terrorist cells quickly followed the latest attacks and arrests in Belgium and France, once again highlighting the critical role played by Morocco, the leading US and European security partner in North Africa. At a recent press conference, the head of Morocco’s recently formed anti-terrorism unit broadened ...

Morocco: Tracking Terror | Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson

Interviews with both US and Moroccan officials on why Morocco is “getting it right” in its approach to countering violent extremism: [...] Thuman: What is it when it comes to fighting terror that you think has allowed Morocco to not only prevent more attacks in its own territory but also for attacks elsewhere? Gen. Ward: I think that’s certainly a big key, their intelligence. Having eyes and ears, having an ...

Former AFRICOM Commander Lauds Morocco’s Counterterrorism Efforts | MAP

Former head of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) calls Morocco’s counterterrorism strategy “an authentic approach which is based on the values of tolerance and coexistence”: Former Commander of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) Gen. William Ward highlighted, on Wednesday in Washington, Morocco’s laudable efforts to fight terrorism and violent extremism, mainly through initiatives promoting the virtues of moderate Islam. “Morocco made noteworthy efforts to curb the terrorist threat, ...

Morocco, Belgium Enjoy ‘Optimal’ Cooperation in Counter Terrorism (Belgian Minister) | MAP

Morocco continues to be one of the world’s leading partners in counter terrorism cooperation: Morocco and Belgium enjoy “optimal” cooperation in counter terrorism, particularly in the exchange of information and good practices, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Security and Home Affairs Jan Jambon said Tuesday. Belgium draws inspiration from Morocco’s security experience in the fields of information systems, telecommunications and identification, Jambon told the press on the sidelines ...
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