In terms of countering ideological support for terrorism, airpower has had little positive effect, and collateral damage from even the "precise" use of airpower has been, at times, counterproductive.
What does CIST stand for?
CIST stands for Countering Ideological Support for Terrorism
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- Comité Interentreprises de Santé et Sécurité au Travail (French: Business to Business Committee on Health and Safety at Work)
- Computer Integrated Surgical Systems and Technology (National Science Foundation; healthcare)
- Conference on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology
- Center for Information Science and Technology (Nepal and India)
- Center for Information Security Technology
- Centre d'Ingénierie Système Transport (French: Transportation System Engineering Center)
- Chitose Institute of Science and Technology (Japan)
- College of Integrated Science and Technology (James Madison University)
- Common and Internal Spanning Tree (IEEE Std 802.1s-2002)
- Conference on Information Systems and Technology
- Counterintelligence Screening Test (US DoD)
- Council of International Schools in the Americas
- Communications and Information Security Technical Committee (IEEE)
- Center for International Science, Technology and Cultural Policy (UCLA, California)
- Center for Information on Security Trade Control
- Civil & Structural Engineering Consultants (UK)
- Cancer Information Service Telephone Evaluation and Reporting System
- Central Institute for Sub-Tropical Horticulture (India)
- Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information
- Canadian Institute of Telecommunications Engineers
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Chapters discuss nuclear weapons policy, energy security, China's growing ecological footprint, countering ideological support for terrorism, border security and disease, policy towards the Central Asian states, security challenges in the Middle East, and approaches to North Korea's nuclear program.
strategy in the war on terrorism are: one, protecting the homeland; two, disrupting and attacking terrorist networks; and three, countering ideological support for terrorism.