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Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program (CTFP)

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Educate and train mid- and senior-level partner defense and security officials

Build and strengthen a global network of Combating Terrorism (CbT) experts and practitioners at the operational and strategic levels

Build and reinforce the CbT capabilities of partner nations through operational and strategic level education

Contribute to efforts to counter ideological support to terrorism

Provide a flexible and proactive program to respond to emerging CbT requirements


Program oversight and prioritization is performed by the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Combating Terrorism (DASD SO/LIC-CT)

Program management is performed by DSCA

Criteria for program event funding are approved by SO/LIC and managed by DSCA


Annual appropriation