What is counterterrorism?

counterterrorism meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
Activities and operations taken to neutralize terrorists and their organizations and networks in order to render them incapable of using violence to instill fear and coerce governments or societies to achieve their goals. Also called CT. See also antiterrorism; combating terrorism; terrorism.
Source: JP 3-26


reference: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms