assistance in the fight against terrorism as well as the training and assistance provided to Lebanon in this field under the 2006 anti-terrorism assistance program
, AN NAHAR reported.
Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program
Director Charles Lutz was honored by Philippine Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita, who presented him with the Outstanding Achievement Medal for training and advising the Philippine Anti-Terrorism Task Force.
* The Anti-Terrorism Assistance program
includes funding for critical GWOT and Presidential Initiative countries, supports expansion of the Regional Strategic Initiatives (RSI) to the Horn of Africa and the Mahgreb, and permits the continuation of programs in critical non-RSI countries where terrorist activity threatens vital U.S.
They include the Department of State's (1) Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program
(ATA), (2) Counter-Terrorism Research and Development Program, and (3) Diplomatic Security Program.