More information about the TSWG, participating departments and agencies, and the National Combating Terrorism Research and Development Program is available at the .
The Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) is a multilateral body that seeks to promote civilian cooperation and good practices to counter terrorism. The GCTF is composed of 30 countries and the EU. It consists of a strategic-level Coordinating Committee and five thematic and regional expert-driven working groups focusing on the criminal justice sector and rule of law; countering violent extremism; and capacity building in the Sahel, the Horn of Africa, and Southeast Asia. The GCTF aims to strengthen the international architecture for addressing 21st century terrorism and promotes a strategic, long-term approach to dealing with the threat.
Polls Show Most Muslims Reject Both Extremism and Islamic Reform
While the international community continues its fight against terrorism, Japan is determined not to become a loophole of global counter-terrorism efforts. Japan abides by relevant treaties and other international agreements and continually enhances its domestic counter-terrorism measures in coordination with other countries.
National Terrorism Advisory System
In this article, Kasher and Yadlin came to the conclusion that of terrorists were justifiable, even at the cost of hitting nearby civilians. In a 2009 interview to , Asa Kasher later confirmed, pointing to the fact that in an area in which the IDF does not have effective security control (e.g., Gaza, vs. Est-Jerusalem), soldiers' lives protection takes priority over avoiding injury to enemy civilians. Some, along with and , have recused this argument, advancing that such position was "contrary to centuries of theorizing about the morality of war as well as international humanitarian law", since drawing "a sharp line between combatants and noncombatants" would be "the only morally relevant distinction that all those involved in a war can agree on."