Major General Skip Davis, U.S. European Command, Director of Operations, spoke at NATO’s Centre of Excellence for the Defense Against Terrorism in Ankara, Turkey, on Nov. 21, 2017 about ways to strengthen the Alliance in its fight against terrorism, focusing on a “Whole of Government” approach. The Centre has representatives from eight nations focused on providing decision-makers with realistic solutions to terrorism and Counter terrorism challenges. This visit underscores the solidarity between Turkey and the United States in the fight against terrorism. Turkey is a NATO ally and a strong partner in the coalition’s counter-ISIS fight and U.S. European Command continues to prioritize our military-to-military work together. U.S. European Command officials continue to work closely with Turkey to enable vital basing and logistics support to the counter ISIS fight and supports Turkey to counter its terror threat.