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The National Counterterrorism Center: What Is a Terrorist and How Do We Know Who They Are?

  In reaction to the 911 attacks on New York City, President George W. Bush issued Presidential Executive Order 13354 on August 27, 2004, thereby creating the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). The precursor of this center was the Terrorist Threat … Continue reading

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Intelligence Data and Terrorism: The Inherent Problem

   The primary entity within the United States Government responsible for collecting and organizing intelligence data concerning national and international counterterrorism efforts is the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), which is based in McLean, Virginia. The predecessor of the NCTC was … Continue reading

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