Coordinator for Counterterrorism

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United States
Coordinator for Counterterrorism
Jerry P Lanier ambassador.jpg
Incumbent
Jerry P. Lanier

since December 10, 2012
Inaugural holder L. Douglas Heck
Formation 1976
Website Official Website

The Coordinator for Counterterrorism heads the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Counterterrorism, which coordinates U.S. government efforts to fight terrorism.[1]

List of Coordinators for Combating Terrorism[edit]

Name Assumed Office Left Office President served under
L. Douglas Heck August 29, 1976 June 6, 1977 Gerald Ford
Heyward Isham October 26, 1977 August 1, 1978 Jimmy Carter
Anthony C. E. Quainton August 16, 1978 August 1, 1981 Jimmy Carter
Robert M. Sayre May 11, 1982 September 10, 1984 Ronald Reagan
Robert B. Oakley September 10, 1984 October 12, 1986 Ronald Reagan
L. Paul Bremer October 16, 1986 May 25, 1989 Ronald Reagan
Morris D. Busby May 1, 1989 July 24, 1991 George H. W. Bush
Peter Burleigh November 22, 1991 November 23, 1992 George H. W. Bush
Philip C. Wilcox, Jr. March 24, 1995 June 27, 1997 Bill Clinton
Christopher W.S. Ross March 24, 1995 December 13, 1998 Bill Clinton
Michael A. Sheehan August 9, 1999 December 20, 2000 Bill Clinton
Francis X. Taylor July 13, 2001 November 15, 2002 George W. Bush
Cofer Black November 26, 2002 November 15, 2004 George W. Bush
Henry Crumpton August 2, 2005 February 2, 2007[2] George W. Bush
Dell L. Dailey June 22, 2007 April 3, 2009[3] George W. Bush
Daniel Benjamin May 28, 2009 December 2012 Barack Obama
Jerry P. Lanier[4] December 10, 2012 Barack Obama

References[edit]

  1. ^ Website of the Bureau of Counterterrorism
  2. ^ Biography of Henry A. Crumpton, U.S. State Department archive
  3. ^ Biography of Dell L. Dailey, U.S. State Department archive
  4. ^ "Jerry P. Lanier". Department of State. Retrieved 6 February 2013.