Tag Archives: terrorism

Senate Banking Committee OKs Adam Szubin’s Treasury Nomination

The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday voted 14-8 to approve the nomination of Adam Szubin as undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence at the Treasury Department, Bloomberg reported Friday. Elizabeth Dexheimer writes Szubin was nominated by President Barack Obama in April last year to lead the department’s efforts to stop financing for …

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DARPA’s Arati Prabhakar: US Can Maintain Military Edge Through Continuous R&D Investments

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Arati Prabhakar has said the U.S. should continuously invest in science and technology in order to maintain its military advantage as foreign powers strengthen their research and development efforts, DoD News reported Wednesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Prabhakar made her remarks at a hearing of the House Armed …

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DNI James Clapper: Terror Threats Grow in Sophistication, Intensity

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said terrorism has become more sophisticated and destructive as extremist groups such as the Islamic State organization increasingly use social media for their propaganda, WTOP reported Monday. “In my 50-plus years in intelligence, I don’t know if we’ve been beset by a more diverse array of …

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Gen. Petr Pavel: NATO Eyes Intell, Resource Sharing to Combat Islamic State Group

Gen. Petr Pavel, chairman of NATO’s military committee, has said greater information sharing between international agencies will help the global effort to combat the Islamic State militant group and other adversaries in an interview with Defense News published Tuesday. Pavel told reporter Andrew Clevenger in an interview that countries should share intelligence and other resources …

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