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Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa O. Monaco’s Meeting with

Today, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco met with Ambassador Gerard Araud of France at the White House to discuss ongoing U.S.-French cooperation in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris last week.  On behalf of President Obama, Ms. Monaco offered condolences to the family and friends of the ...
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Statement from the Press Secretary on the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (January 11)

On February 18, 2015, the White House will host a Summit on Countering Violent Extremism to highlight domestic and international efforts to prevent violent extremists and their supporters from radicalizing, recruiting, or inspiring individuals or groups in the United States and abroad to commit acts of violence, efforts made even more imperative in light of ...
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Statement by Marie Harf, Deputy Spokesperson: Suicide Attack in Tripoli, Lebanon (January 11)

The United States strongly condemns today’s suicide bombing at the Omran Café in the Jabal Mohsen neighborhood of Tripoli, Lebanon, where at least seven people were killed and dozens were injured.  We extend our deepest sympathies to the victims’ families and wish a full recovery to those who were injured.  The United States will continue ...
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Statement by Jen Psaki, Spokesperson: U.S. Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Borno State (January 9)

The United States condemns the recent escalation of attacks on civilians carried out by Boko Haram, which shows no regard for human life.  All those responsible for these recurring terrorist attacks must be held accountable. The United States abhors such violence, which continues to take a terrible toll on the people of Nigeria and the ...
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