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How effective are elite counterterrorism units? What impact do elite units have on international terrorism? Discuss.
What counterterrorism or combating terrorism measures work most effectively with the elite counterterrorism units, and which measures work least effectively for missions like hostage rescues, punitive strikes, abductions, and reconnaissance operations? Provide reasons and examples to support your answers.

What are the challenges of creating a counterterrorism policy? Counterterrorism measures and policies are being created and implemented internationally. Do you think that counterterrorism policies are effective and can help control and combat terrorism? Why/why not? In what ways do they control and combat terrorism and in what areas are they weak? Explain.

Examine the current counterterrorism policy of the U.S. and discuss its effectiveness. In the light of the current counterterrorism policy in the U.S., how easy or how difficult is it for terrorist groups to execute acts of terror in the U.S.? Why?

Do you agree that the U.S. counterterrorism policy is a just policy and protects the privacy rights of the citizens? Why/why not? What do you think should be given precedence—security of citizens or privacy rights of citizens? Why?

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How effective are elite counterterrorism units? What impact do elite units have on international terrorism? Discuss.

Counterterrorism units are only effective in establishing contacts within the local communities that are impacted by terrorism, but can't infiltrate the alleged terrorist cells. Therefore, they are moderately effective in providing intelligence for potential strikes on targets but can't solve the greater problems associated with the stressors responsible for causing young men to join jihadist groups.

What counterterrorism or combating terrorism measures work most effectively with the elite counterterrorism units, and which measures work least effectively for missions like hostage rescues, punitive ...

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The effectiveness of counterterrorism policies is summarized.

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