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Diplomacy in Action

Fighting Terrorism

American flag on fire.Terrorism is the biggest concern of Foreign Service employees and their families assigned to posts overseas. Fighting terrorism abroad requires major effort and great coordination between DS program managers and regional security officers at U.S. embassies.

DS also works with other federal agencies, the intelligence community, international law enforcement agencies, and the private sector to prevent terrorism against Americans overseas and at home.

Antiterrorism Assistance Program Annual Report

2012 ATA - Year in Review
2011 ATA - Year in Review
2010 ATA - Year in Review
2009 ATA - Year in Review
2005 Report to Congress
2004 Report to Congress
2003 Report to Congress
2002 Report to Congress

Political Violence Against Americans

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Note: Political Violence Against Americans, formerly Significant Incidents of Political Violence Against Americans, is produced by the Bureau of Diplomatic Security's Office of Intelligence and Threat analysis to provide readers with a comprehensive picture of the broad spectrum of political violence that American citizens and interests have encountered abroad on an annual basis. This series was not produced for the years 2003 - 2007.


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