The Department of State has added seven terrorist groups associated with the Islamic State to the department’s Global Terror List.
In another major move to destroy the Islamic Caliphate, the Trump administration is targeting 40 leaders associated with ISIS affiliates seeking to set up terror havens across the globe.
By targeting ISIS-West Africa, ISIS-Philippines, ISIS-Somalia, and ISIS-Bangladesh, the State Department is increasing pressure against four of the main locations jihadists have flocked to since the Trump administration took back Iraq and Syria.
The administration is also heavily targeting smaller offshoot groups such as Jund al-Khilafah-Tunisia that are primarily used to carry out attacks against locals and community members.
By targeting the terrorist-affiliated groups, the U.S. can now carry employ more resources to tracking those who join these groups and fight on their behalf.
If an American citizen attempts to join or even speak with any of these groups or affiliates, the U.S. will have more legal authority to apprehend them.
With the goal of thwarting the group’s violent practice of killing Christians, the Trump administration it seeking to ensure the government has more authority to do its job and locate potential threats.
With ISIS seeking to establish more Caliphates in areas that don’t have stable governments, Trump has been keenly focused on utterly destroying these terrorists.
The administration has also ensured our law enforcement agencies have the power to prevent as many of these terrorists as possible from infiltrating America.
While the previous administration failed to act for years, Trump is only turning up the heat on ISIS.
Source: Creeping Sharia