Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate

PODCAST: UN counter-terrorism body says returning terrorist fighters a ‘considerable challenge’ to Member States

In a report released in July, the UN Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate for the Security Council (CTED), warned of a growing threat: the return of foreign terrorist fighters, or FTFs. For the latest episode of our Lid is On podcast, we asked David Wells, political analysis and research Unit coordinator for CTED, to explain the challenges and potential solutions to the problem.

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Terror threat remains “persistent and credible” UN counter-terror expert says

The threat of terrorism remains “persistent and credible”, the head of the UN Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED) has said.

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