White House seeks up to $5 bln for counterterrorism fund

by Reuters
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 12:04 GMT

WASHINGTON, May 28 (Reuters) - The Obama administration is seeking up to $5 billion to train and equip partners in other countries in order to fight violent extremism and other threats, the White House said on Wednesday.

The Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund would "will provide the flexibility and resources required to respond to emerging needs as terrorist threats around the world continue to evolve," the White House said in a statement. (Reporting by Susan Heavey Editing by W Simon)

Latest News
Comments Close
White House seeks up to $5 bln for counterterrorism fund

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. For more information see our Acceptable Use Policy.

comments powered by Disqus