foreign terrorist organization

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Synonyms for foreign terrorist organization

a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals

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McGarrity ultimately admitted white supremacist violence is not considered domestic terrorism because "the United States Congress doesn't have a statute for us for domestic terrorism like we do on a foreign terrorist organization like ISIS, Al-Qaeda, Al-Shabab." McGarrity also agreed white supremacy was a global issue.
President Trump has taken an important first step in designating the IRGC a foreign terrorist organization. He should be joined by other nations, which also have a strong interest in deterring terrorism within their borders.
The spokesperson added, 'We regard him as a terrorist, a part of a foreign terrorist organization. He was the mastermind, we believe, of the 2008 Mumbai attacks which killed many people, including Americans as well.'
The network is allied with al-Qaida and the Afghan Taliban and cooperates with other terrorist organizations in the region and was designated a Foreign Terrorist Organization on September 7, 2012 by the US Department of State.
The State Department added that the Kashmiri group was declared a foreign terrorist organization under the section 219 of the immigration and Nationality Act and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT).
It said Iran also "increased its assistance to Iraqi Shiite terrorist groups, including Kataib Hizbulllah, which is a US-designated foreign terrorist organization, as part of an effort to fight the Islamic State (ISIS)".
El-Shinawy, 30, who was born in Egypt, was arrested on 11 December on a federal criminal complaint charging him with "attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a designated foreign terrorist organization; obstruction of agency proceedings; and making false statements and falsifying or concealing material facts".
"As relevant here, the material-support statute forbids 'knowingly providing] material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization, or attempting] or conspir[ing] to do so.' 18 U.S.C.
State Department designated AQAP as a foreign terrorist organization. (Cihan/Xinhua)
Blasts and assassinations are not uncommon in Benghazi, where security forces are battling militants tied to the Ansar al-Sharia group, which Washington has listed as a foreign terrorist organization. The son of Libya's special forces chief was kidnapped by gunmen in Benghazi a few days ago.
Upon his conviction the Federal Court in a media statement said: "Defendant Suresh Sriskandarajah pleaded guilty in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, to conspiring to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), also known as the Tamil Tigers, in connection with his attempt to procure sophisticated military technology, including submarine and warship design software and night vision equipment, for the LTTE.
(39) He was charged before Judge George O'Toole in the Federal District Court for the District of Massachusetts with the crimes of providing and attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization, (40) conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, (41) conspiracy to kill, kidnap, maim or injure persons in a foreign country, (42) and making false or fraudulent statements to the United States in the course of the business of the executive branch.
"This is a significant development, the House and the Senate have now spoken unanimously that the president should designate the Haqqani Network as a foreign terrorist organization," said Congressman Mike Rogers, chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
The secretary also reiterated the United States' commitment to help with the PKK as a designated foreign terrorist organization. She added that "The PKK remains a common enemy of Turkey, the United States and Iraq and is a threat to the stability of the region.
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