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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 ...
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 ...
The Kremlin said in a statement that the information from the CIA helped track down and "detain terrorists" and that Putin "assured" Trump that Russian security services would relay to their U.S. counterparts any information about terrorist threats to the United States and its citizens. The Kremlin added that ...
US will continue to condemn all forms of terrorism emanating from Pakistan," acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Thomas Vajda said at a media roundtable. In this context, he cited the strong stand taken by the US after Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leader Hafiz Saeed was ...
The United States congratulated The Philippines on defeating the Islamic States-supported terrorists in Mindanao and vowed to continue to support the ... The Philippines has been working on strengthening its long-term ability to combat terrorist threats and prevent the spread of the IS militants to the region.
... wish a speedy recovery to those injured in the attack," State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said. "We stand with the people and government of Pakistan, and we will continue to work with our partners in Pakistan and across the region to combat the threat of terrorism," she said in a statement.
"Moving the embassy at this stage will have repercussions in the Palestinian, Arab and Islamic arenas and threatens the two-state solution," King Abdullah told U.S. congressmen during a meeting, adding that the decision would be exploited by terrorists and used "to stoke anger, frustration and despair to ...
The number of actual and would-be jihadist terrorists in the U.S. is relatively small, which is good news. Efforts by jihadist terrorist organizations to inspire terrorist attacks in the United States have seldom been successful. American Muslims appear to be unreceptive to the violent ideologies promoted by Al ...
The United States military began increasing its presence in the Sahel area in 2007 by creating the U.S. Africa Command, known as AFRICOM. ... that troops based in the Sahel must do: training local forces in everything from basic operations to advanced tactics, including reacting quickly to terrorist attacks.
"The world cannot tolerate terrorism," Trump tweeted in response. ... and "reiterated that the United States will continue to stand with Egypt in the face of terrorism." ... terrorist groups and must strengthen its efforts to defeat terrorism and ... Trump's original travel ban sought to temporarily suspend the U.S. ...
Saipov came from Uzbekistan to the United States through the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program in 2010. ... Their argument: A terrorist is a terrorist; nationality or Ethnicity ... "terrorists have no country, no religion and no national identity," ... in the U.S. on charges of terrorism may jeopardize their chances of ...
"The world cannot tolerate terrorism," Trump tweeted in response. ... Trump condemned the attack and "reiterated that the United States will continue ... barbaric terrorist groups and must strengthen its efforts to defeat terrorism and ... Trump's original travel ban sought to temporarily suspend the U.S. refugee ...
I chose Charleston because it is most historic city in my state, and at one ... directed at US citizens, by Actors based here - spiked dramatically. ... During that time span, there were 201 total cases of domestic terrorism in the United States ... Islamic radical terrorists as the possible source of the terrorist attack, ...
The United States warned Pakistan on Saturday that there would be ... a U.S.-designated global terrorist, from months of house arrest for a lack of evidence. Detention of the firebrand cleric had stemmed from allegations of terrorism. ... claims the country will not provide sanctuary for terrorists on its soil.
U.S. Is Open to Removing Sudan From terrorism List, Diplomat Says ... Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan said the United States was willing to ... Osama bin Laden, then the leader of al Qaeda, and other terrorists.
The United States is not fighting against terrorists in Syria, Turkish Deputy Prime ... the BBC news outlet reported that the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces ... Otherwise, Washington would not cooperate with one terrorist ...
Pakistan, US trade blame over cross-border terrorism ... The two-day visit of United States Central Command (Centcom) Commander Gen ... of terrorist sanctuaries in Afghanistan and effective border security. ... absence of Kabul's writ on Afghan territory that was allowing terrorists to carry out their activities.
"Ultimately, we in the United States, have got a make it clear to the Pakistani government that we can't tolerate that sort of support that will ...
U.S. issues travel alert for Europe over terrorist attack concern ... 16 (Xinhua) -- The United States issued a travel alert for Europe on Thursday, ... will continue to work closely with its European allies to tackle terrorism, it noted.


 

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