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President Trump-set to unveil national security strategy
Kelly Wright reports from Washington, DC
President Trump national security strategy, are defined for the first time in a major address Monday afternoon, again, references to the “jihadi” terror-threat – to avoid a tacit reproach to the Obama-era decision to this language.
The President is expected to DC to detail his administration’s strategy at 2 PM ET in Washington,
Trump is expected to discuss the threats that he was going to hold, as “rogue States” such as North Korea, and “revisionist powers” such as Russia and China, want to change the status quo.
But most of all, the document repeatedly refers to “jihadist” terrorist groups, a break from the Obama administration.
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“The primary TRANS-national threats that face Americans, are jihadi terrorists and transnational criminal organizations,” the document States, according to excerpts released before the speech.
Another section calls for a strengthened missile defense and homeland security, vowed to “track threats to their source, so that the Jihad can be stopped terrorists before they reach our borders.”
Sebastian Gorka, a former Trump White house adviser, drew attention to the term in an interview Monday morning with “Fox & Friends”.
“The political correctness of the last eight years is gone,” he said. “You have not seen anything like this for 20-25 years.”
President Trump National-Security-strategy is to restore the word “Jihad ” terrorists”.
Then, President Barack Obama stirred controversy when he was removed for the first time, terms such as “Islamic extremism” in the security 2010 document, to scrub effectively, language of the George W. Bush administration. The shift came on the heels of Obama’s visit to Egypt, where he vowed a “new beginning” in relations between the United States and the Muslim world.
The administration of the 2015 strategy also does not contain the word “Jihad.”
Shortly before leaving office last year, Obama said in a CNN town hall, he avoided with these terms and conditions, because he wanted to “lump” murderers such as Al-Qaeda and ISIS members “in the billion Muslims that exist around the world, including in this country, who are peaceful, who are responsible, who in this country are fellow soldiers and cops and firefighters and teachers and neighbors and friends.”
Generally speaking, according to a senior administration official Trump’s teaching in the four main principles: protection of the homeland and the way of life; the promotion of American prosperity; the peace through strength; and the advancing American influence in an increasingly competitive world.
The official said, the “principled realism … needs a clear-eyed view of the threats we face.”
To remove In a different layer, for the President who ran on an “America First” platform, trump strategy in an Obama Declaration that climate change is an “urgent and growing threat to our national security.”
Fox News’ Lukas Mikelionis, Kristin brown, and Jennifer Bowman, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.