CENTCOM Approaches to Counterterrorism

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Angela Levin
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Summary Sentence: Lecture with Brigadier Andrew Smith, AM

Full Summary: CISTP Lecture with Brigadier Andrew Smith, AM discussing, "CENTCOM Approaches to Counterterrorism".

CISTP Lecture with Brigadier Andrew Smith, AM discussing, "CENTCOM Approaches to Counterterrorism".

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Brigadier Andrew "Boomer" Smith is a Combat Engineer. His postings as an Engineer officer have included a tour with the UN Mine Clearance Training Team and working with Afghan refugees in Peshawar, Pakistan in 1989-90. Brigadier Smith has also had specialist training and employment in the field of nuclear, biological and chemical defence (NBCD). These have included a range of courses and on-the-job training in North America and Europe, as well as service as a staff officer responsible for NBCD force development, policy development and research and development coordination. During 1999-2000 Brigadier Smith raised and commanded the Australian Defence Force's Joint Incident Response Unit (JIRU), consisting of 500 military, civilian and international specialists responsible for providing a range of high-end chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) response capabilities for the Sydney 2000 Games. He earned a PhD from the Department of Politics of the University College, Australian Defence Force Academy on the role of military forces in homeland security.

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP)

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Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
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Brigadier Andrew Smith, CENTCOM Approaches to Counterterrorism, CISTP, IAC, INTA, lecture
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  • Created On: Mar 28, 2011 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:54pm