eNCA | US use of armed drones dwindling under Trump: study

… to let US forces arm drones in counter-terrorism fight Trump … commanders greater leeway to authorise drone strikes without first seeking … CIA reportedly wants to expand its power to conduct covert drone … mark a shift in CIA activities in Afghanistan and ……

India Japan to hold counter terror military exercise

India and Japan have decided to hold a joint military exercise on counter-terrorism this year, according to Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu. ‘’We are currently coordinating with the Counter-Insurgency Jungle Warfare School (CIJW) in Mizoram and other relevant organisations to prepare for the exercise,’’…

Afghanistan welcomes Pakistan’s inclusion on Terror Finance Watch List and AID Cut

Afghanistan has welcomed the rising international pressure on the counter-terrorism front against Pakistan including its recent listing on a terrorism financing watch list and the United States withholding aid. “We hope that this trend continues and the response to these measures is positive in the…

Future very bright for US India counter terrorism Cooperation

India is an “incredibly valuable and close counter-terrorism partner” of the US and the future is bright for bilateral cooperation in combating the menace, the Trump administration’s top anti-terror official said on Thursday. US Counter-terrorism Coordinator Nathan Sales credited the meetings between Prime Minister Narendra…

INDIA, MALAYSIA DISCUSS COUNTER TERRORISM, DEFENCE COOPERATION – YouTube

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak discussed counter-terrorism, defence and security cooperation, among a number of other issues at a bilateral meeting on Friday, an official said. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the Commemorative Summit to mark 25…

US ambassador proposes Joint Venture In Indo American helicopters, unmanned combat vehicles – YouTube

Kenneth Juster, America’s recently arrived ambassador to India, has identified defence and counter-terrorism as a “key pillar” of Indo-US cooperation.Making his first public speech in New Delhi on Thursday, Juster noted that “In little more than a decade, US defence trade with India has expanded…