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Friday, May 1, 2015

CCTV America Interviews Deputy Director on Foreign Terrorist Fighters

CCTV America Interviews Deputy Director on Foreign Terrorist Fighters

On April 20th, CCTV America correspondent Jessica Stone interviewed Interpol Washington Deputy Director Geoff Shank on the U.S. National Central Bureau's efforts to interdict foreign terrorist fighters through Interpol's Foreign Terrorist Fighter (FTF) program. The program, announced in September 2014, leverages the unique resources Interpol utilizes to combat transnational crime, including its secure, encrypted communications system, its criminal and analytical databases and its system of advisory notices.

Watch the full interview at http://www.cctv-america.com/2015/04/20/international-police-work-to-stop-foreign-fighters for more details and success stories of the program and for an insider's look at the Interpol Washington office.

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Updated May 5, 2015