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This fact sheet, updated annually, provides a primer on TIDE, the knowledge bank that supports the U.S. Government's terrorist screening systems. Through the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, Congress mandated that NCTC establish and manage TIDE.

At the main operations room inside the National Counterterrorism Center, the flow of incoming data never stops. Analysts from across the government sit in front of their blinking computers, all facing huge TV screens tuned to news channels.

NCTC Deputy Director Russ Travers delivered an opening address at the annual World Counter Terror Congress convened March 5-6 on the outskirts of London.

We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Sir Charles Farr, head of the United Kingdom’s Joint Intelligence Committee.

The indicators of violent extremist mobilization described within this booklet produced by NCTC, FBI, and DHS are intended to provide a roadmap of observable behaviors that could inform whether individuals or groups are preparing to engage in violent extremist activities.

 

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