Trump’s Anti-terror Strategy Enlists Lashkar-e-Taiba as a Threat to US

In Washington, White House recently released the National Strategy related with anti-terrorism agenda which has identified two potential terrorist group of Pakistan including Tehrik-e -Taliban Pakistan(TTP) and Lashkar-e-Taiba(LeT) along with Boko Haram as a latent threat for the United States.

The current National Strategy which empowers the anti-terrorism agenda was commenced by the White House implies the preventing program against the threat of the dozens of terror groups including AL Qaeda and ISIS which are still posing a potential threat to the people of overseas countries along with the US.

The strategy intimates, “These group, including Boko Haram, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, Lashkar-e-Taiba, employ a range of political and terrorist tactics to undermine local government and conduct attacks. ”

As per the strategy, all these organizations will expedite their regional targets in the most probable way rather than the bombarding against US or homeland due to the political considerations or resource-related hindrance.

According to the strategy, “ However many of this group are hostile to the United States, maintain networks of sympathizers around the world, and retain ties to ISIS or al-Qaeda, underscoring their potential threat to United States interests”

It defines that the renowned terrorist groups, exclusively Al-Qaeda and ISIS have frequently exhibited the objective and capacity to bombard the homeland and the United States bias and persistently plots for new attacks and also instigates the resistant people to make violence inside the US.

The strategy said, “ These groups stoke and exploit weak governance, conflict, instability and longstanding political and religious grievances to pursue their goal of eliminating Western influence in majority Muslim countries and remaking  Islamic society. ”

by Haimantee Ghosh on October 5, 2018

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