Counterterrorism

Russian Diplomat Lands Top Post on U.N. Counterterrorism Body

The United Nations announced Wednesday that a top Russian diplomat will head up its newly created counterterrorism body, a big win for Russian President Vladimir Putin as the country seeks to exert more pressure at the U.N. and a move likely to upset the Trump administration.

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Trump Takes on Terrorism in His First Hundred Days

President Trump made defeating radical Islamic terrorists a key part of his presidential campaign. So far in his first 100 days, experts say he is making good on that promise.

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Italy Deports Tunisian Linked to Islamic State

Italian authorities have deported yet another potential terrorist, a Tunisian man who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State and was purportedly trying to reach the Syrian-Iraqi region to fight for ISIS.

One of the 700 Tunisian migrants kept in Lampedusa reception center waits to board on a ferry to be taken to the Sicilian city of Catania on April 12, 2011. Around 26,000 undocumented migrants have arrived in Italy so far this year, including around 21,000 who said they were from …