"CIA has you stationed over here now?"
"Berlin. Joint Terrorism Task Force."
"Right, right. Sounds fun."
Steve Rogers and Sharon Carter[src]

The Joint Terrorism Task Force, also known as the Joint Counter Terrorist Centre, is a CIA subdivision aimed at international counter-terrorism and intelligence.


The Joint Terrorism Task Force was a global counter-terrorism agency. The Deputy Task Force Commander was Everett Ross. The CIA, later stationed Agent Sharon Carter in the Joint Counter Terrorist Centre Building in Berlin.[2]

Avengers Civil War

Capture of Winter Soldier

"T'Challa. Task Force will decide who brings in Barnes."
"Don't bother, Ms. Romanoff. I'll kill him myself."
Natasha Romanoff and T'Challa[src]
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The Joint Counter Terrorist Centre task force in the Winter Soldier's apartment

Following the Bombing of the Vienna International Centre, the main suspect for it was the Winter Soldier, the Joint Counter Terrorist Centre found the Winter Soldier in an apartment in Bucharest and sent a task force to arrest him. However, right after they broke into his apartment, the Winter Soldier and Captain America fought against the soldiers and tried to escape. Suddenly, Black Panther showed up and tried to kill the Winter Soldier. Falcon helped Captain America to take down a Joint Counter Terrorist Centre helicopter and the pursuit continued in the city's tunnels.

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The Joint Counter Terrorist Centre task force arrests Captain America and the Winter Soldier

The Winter Soldier and Black Panther after him ran with full speed. Captain America took one of the Joint Counter Terrorist Centre cars and tried to keep up with them. As Black Panther stopped the Winter Soldier, the Avenger War Machine came and helped the Joint Counter Terrorist Centre arresting Captain America, the Winter Soldier, Falcon and Black Panther.[2]

Escape from the Joint Counter Terrorist Centre


Everett Ross and Sharon Carter

Steve Rogers, Sam Wilson and T'Challa were brought to the Joint Counter Terrorist Centre Building in an armed vehicle, while Bucky Barnes was brought to there inside a containment cell. In the building, the three met with Everett Ross and Sharon Carter. Ross told them they had to stay in the building and they were not allowed to leave. The Joint Counter Terrorist Centre also confiscated, Captain America's Shield, his uniform and the EXO-7 Falcon.


Everett Ross watches the interrogation

In order to determine the mental condition of Barnes, the Joint Counter Terrorist Centre hired Theo Broussard to interrogate him. During the interrogate by the psychiatrist, a power outage occurred and Barnes freed himself. He attacked everyone who tried to stop him, but he overcame them. Tony Stark, Natasha Romanoff, Carter and T'Challa tried to stop him, only to fail. It was eventually Rogers who stopped Barnes and went into hiding with him and Wilson.

After the escape, the Joint Counter Terrorist Centre sent helicopters to search for the fugitives. Thaddeus Ross came to the building and gave Stark 36 hours to bring in Rogers. Meanwhile, Carter smuggled out the confiscated gear and bought it to Rogers.[2]

Helmut Zemo

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Helmut Zemo is in the Joint Counter Terrorist Centre custody

"Raise your voice, zap. Touch the glass, zap. You step out of line, you deal with me. Please, step out of line."
Everett Ross to Helmut Zemo[src]

After the Battle at the HYDRA Siberian Facility, Black Panther stopped Helmut Zemo, the mastermind behind the Avengers Civil War, from committing suicide and turned him over to counter terrorist agent Everett Ross where he was held in a similar cell to the Winter Soldier. Ross taunted Zemo that his plans failed, Zemo responded with two words: "Did it?".[2]

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