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The president also is expected to talk forcefully about the challenge of Iran and the North Korean nuclear threat facing the United States. Also, the speech is now expected to touch on a new strategy in Afghanistan and once again criticize Pakistan for not doing enough to eliminate terror sanctuaries.

Some of its members include former officials from the US-backed southern regime who fled to the United States after the end of the Vietnam War, according to MPS. Five PNGV members were arrested in 2015 Vietnam for allegedly trying to buy weapons to commit terrorist acts, it added. PNGV did not ...
(b) Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the 2001 Authorization for Use of military force (AUMF) and other authorities authorized the United States to detain certain persons who were a part of or substantially supported al-Qa'ida, the Taliban, or associated forces engaged in hostilities ...
Moscow, January 30. /TASS/. The director of Russia's foreign intelligence SVR, Sergey Naryshkin, has visited the United States for consultations with US counterparts on the struggle against terrorism, Russian ambassador in Washington Anatoly Antonov said on the 60 Minutes show of the Rossiya-1 ...
Both are said to be in the United States. The Ministry of Public Security said in a statement Wednesday that the group is a terrorist organization and those associated with it including joining, instigating others to join, sponsoring or receiving assistance from the group, attending the group's training courses ...
Islamabad: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has warned the United States that the latter's move to block financial aid to Pakistan "actually only serve(s) to ... Under pressure from the US and international institutions to crack down on terrorist financing, Pakistan last month drew up secret plans for a ...
In researching my 2016 policy analysis on terrorism and immigration, I discovered nine terrorists who planned or carried out terrorist attacks on U.S. soil after entering illegally.* Those ... The border with Mexico is a terrible way for terrorists to attempt to enter the United States, which is why so few have tried.
The Turkish offensive, carried out over the protests of the United States but with the apparent assent of Russia, marks a perilous new phase in relations ... But it stopped short of rebuking Turkey, and acknowledged its security concerns about the Kurds, whom Turkey considers terrorists and a threat to its ...
Jakarta - The United States wants to work with Indonesia, as the maritime fulcrum of the Indo-Pacific, to ensure that the rule of law and freedom of navigation is upheld in the region, said US Defence Secretary James Mattis in Jakarta on Tuesday (Jan 23). "The maritime fulcrum of the Indo-Pacific area is ...
And you wouldn't know it from Trump's broad tweet, but some of the terrorist acts were committed outside of the United States. And the report did not touch on a serious challenge: terrorism committed by Americans. The report from the departments of Justice and Homeland Security came as Democrats, and ...
The report presents illustrative examples of foreign nationals convicted of international terrorism-related offenses. ... these are, not surprisingly, evaluating how effective or ineffective the US government's policies and procedures are in screening and vetting people hoping to come to the United States.
Since 1979, the United States State Department has kept a list of what it calls "state sponsors of terrorism." According ... During the Kosovo war, the US, along with its NATO allies, supported and funded the Kosovo Liberation army, an organization it had itself branded as a terrorist organization. Should the ...
The United States did not confirm or deny either of those two claims, maintaining such conversations are privately conducted between two governments. Some news reports have suggested the United States had asked for the custody of a Haqqani Network terrorist Pakistan had captured during the ...
Pakistan's intelligence service went "all-in" against certain terrorists, like al Qaeda and the Pakistani Taliban, while continuing to support the Afghan Taliban, the Haqqanis, and anti-India jihadis. On at least two occasions, the former acting C.I.A. director Michael Morell flew to Pakistan with a list of militants the United States ...

"We have given the United States 12 terrorists so far, but they have not given us back the one we want. They made up excuses from thin air," Erdogan said at a meeting at the presidential palace."If you're not giving him to us, then sorry, but from now on whenever you ask us for another terrorist, for as long ...
The United States, he said, has only suspended the aid; and the money has not been reallocated. "So now it is the job of Pakistan to take seriously their commitment to us, and most importantly to the people of Pakistan who would most be hurt by this, by any terrorist activity, and come forward. So, our ...
"At this moment, not guilty," said Akayed Ullah, 27, when U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan asked him for his plea at a hearing in federal court in ... prosecutors said that Ullah, who has lived in the United States since 2011, began his self-radicalization in 2014 when he started viewing pro-Islamic State ...
In October 2017, the Syrian Defense Ministry released a report with footage of ammunition confiscated from numerous terrorist organizations, including Daesh and Al-Nusra Front, now named Tahrir al-Sham, claiming that those weapons had been manufactured in the United States or by its close allies.
There are many impressive, highly skilled personnel involved in special operations on behalf of the United States, but the problems they are being asked .... a similar pattern to the larger US war in Afghanistan: An influx of special forces and a steady increase in air strikes has not only failed to stop terrorism, ...
China's statement comes after the United States suspended aid to Pakistan after Washington gave Islamabad an ultimatum to crackdown on terrorists operating within its territory. Pakistan will lose almost $1.3 billion (Rs 8,238 crore) in annual aid from the US. "China always opposed linking terrorism with ...
"The President has made very clear that he needs Pakistan to cease being a safe haven for terrorists that threaten the United States of America, end, period, full stop," Mr. Pompeo said, reflecting the stand taken by Mr. Trump. The security assistance can be restored if Pakistan takes decisive actions against ...
United Nations-designated terrorist and the 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has said that the United States has forgotten Pakistan's contributions in the war against terrorism. The Daily Nawa-i-Waqt quoted the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) Chief Saeed as saying at the 'Al-Quds Conference' that ...
The FBI charged Taylor Michael Wilson with terrorist attacks and other violence against railroad carriers and mass transportation systems in a District Court in ... owned by him "have been used for or obtained in anticipation of engaging in or planning to engage in criminal offenses against the United States.
China defended Pakistan, saying the world community should acknowledge its all-weather ally's "outstanding contribution" to counter terrorism, a day after United States President Donald Trump lashed out at Islamabad for providing "safe havens" to terrorists. "Pakistan has made enormous efforts and ...
However much the United States and its allies would like the protests to yield a dramatic shift in Iranian policy, the reality is that the Iranian government ... In fact, the collapse of central authorities, the rise of adversarial terrorist groups such as ISIS and ISKP, and U.S. chest-thumping in the region all deepen ...
In a ruling this week, U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra refused to throw out three lawsuits accusing the company of violating the federal Anti-terrorism Act by funding a Colombian rebel group that is blamed for the deaths of thousands in the war-torn country, including the six Americans who were ...
For example, in 1999, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the lead federal agency responsible for investigating acts of domestic terrorism, stated that "during the past 30 years, the vast majority -- but not all -- of the deadly terrorist attacks occurring in the United States have been perpetrated by ...
The United States government has designated the deputy leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group a "global terrorist." A State Department statement says the designation of Abukar Ali Adan blocks any assets of his that are subject to U.S. jurisdiction and prohibits U.S. citizens from making ...
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis vowed Friday to continue working with the Pakistan government to defeat terrorism in South Asia despite the United States stopping nearly all its financial aid to the country. U.S. personnel use key air and ground supply routes that run through Pakistan into ...
The United States has provided Pakistan more than $33 billion in aid since 2002, a program that ramped up sharply in the wake of the Sept. ... Afghanistan strategy over the summer, in which he faulted Pakistan for failing to crack down on terrorist sanctuaries that line the border between the two countries.
The process by which a country is determined a terrorist state is highly subjective and politicized, with the United States assuming the singular role of terrorism arbiter. After only weeks in office, the Trump Administration resurrected the "Iran the terrorist state" mantra. The unpredictability of the Trump White ...
Jihadists are not the only terrorist threat the US faces these days, as "far-right" and "far-left" radicalization is no less dangerous, Albert Ford, a program ... to quash the sources of radical propaganda in the United States, Ford mentioned a past tendency to separate jihadist ideology from the terrorism itself.
"The United States, instead of taunting Pakistan, should praise its role and unmatched sacrifices to protect the region from terrorists," the interior minister said while ... "The recent statement of US President Donald Trump is equal to making fun of Pakistan's sacrifices in the war against terrorism," he said.
Mogadishu, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) -- The United States military confirmed Wednesday that its forces conducted an airstrike against al-Shabaab terrorists about 50km west of the capital, Mogadishu, killing two terrorists in the first drone attack this year. The U.S. Africa Command (Africom) said the strike which was ...
"The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools," Mr Trump tweeted. "They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!" Pakistan's ...
For example, in 1999, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the lead federal agency responsible for investigating acts of domestic terrorism, stated that "during the past 30 years, the vast majority -- but not all -- of the deadly terrorist attacks occurring in the United States have been perpetrated by ...
The Kurdish fighters who are battling the Islamic State jihadists in Syria are regarded by the United States as its most reliable partners there. ... Party, also known as the P.K.K. Both Turkey and the United States consider the P.K.K. to be a terrorist organization for its violent separatist movement inside Turkey.
The report found that out of 549 convictions for international terrorism-related charges since Sept. 11, 2001, 254 were not ... the suspect in the attack, Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, was born in Tashkent and came to the United States on a visa through a diversity immigrant visa program in 2010. Brendan ...
"The United States has conveyed to Pakistan specific and concrete steps that it could take toward these ends," Manning said, adding, "We stand ready to work together with Pakistan to combat terrorist groups without distinction." In an impromptu news conference with Pentagon reporters Jan. 5, Defense ...
Yet the top United States counterterrorism official and other American Intelligence Analysts concede the campaign has barely dented the terrorist group's ... target a commercial airliner -- emanating from the chaotic, ungoverned spaces of Yemen remains high on the government's list of terrorism concerns.
Consider this nightmare: Imagine that the United States helps create a militant regime hostile to individual liberty. Suppose this U.S.-funded, authoritarian regime becomes notorious for inciting violent attacks. Now imagine that Washington enables jihadists to gain political power within the regime. Then the ...
Williams - also known as Harun Ash-Shababi - is set to be sentenced this morning in U.S. District Court for trying to give money to the Islamic State. Federal guidelines ... Williams then began talking more about carrying out an attack of his own in the United States, prosecutors said. And in December of last ...
India and United States reached a new milestone with the inaugural of the bilateral 'Counter-terrorism Designations Dialogue' which was held on ... "The establishment of this mechanism reflects shared US and Indian commitments to strengthen cooperation against terrorist threats", the statement said.
Maduro on Tuesday denounced the attackers, whom he did not name, as "terrorists" sent by his ideological enemy the United States. "Wherever ... Discontent is higher among lower-tier officials, who are often sent to control rowdy protests and are paid the equivalent of just a handful of U.S. dollars a month.
The document said that the United States will press Pakistan to do more to counter terrorism and also encourage Pakistan to continue demonstrating that it is a responsible steward of its nuclear assets. The United States "continues to face threats from transnational terrorists and militants operating from ...
Homegrown violent extremists "clearly represent the most immediate and most ubiquitous threat to us here inside the United States on a daily basis," Nick Rasmussen, the outgoing head of the US's National Counterterrorism Center, said in November. "Most terrorists are either born or raised here, or only ...
... drug trafficking by the Iranian-backed terrorist group Hezbollah, even as it was funneling cocaine into the United States, according to a POLITICO investigation. ... The untold story of Project Cassandra illustrates the immense difficulty in mapping and countering illicit networks in an age where global terrorism, drug ...


 

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