India one step closer to creating new counterterror agency

Published 22 December 2011

P Chidambaram, India’s home minister, is hopeful that lawmakers will approve a proposal to create a National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC), an umbrella agency tasked with overseeing terrorism threats; the NCTC is modeled after the American organization of the same name and would act as the central intelligence point for the country’s various agencies; Chidambaram is confident that the government will approve the NCTC before the year’s end

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