Source: News Bharati English16 Aug 2016 18:17:31
Washington, August 16: U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump outlined his anti-terror plan on Monday, proposing an extreme ideological vetting for all immigrants and visitors to the United States to fight what he called "Radical Islamic Terrorism."
"We will be tough, and we will be even extreme," said Trump at a campaign rally in Youngstown, Ohio, casting the fight against "Radical Islamic Terrorism" as this generation's Cold War, reports Xinhua.
His Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as well as U.S. President Barack Obama have refused to use the term as they think it demonizes the Muslim faith.
"The common thread linking the major Islamic terrorist attacks that have recently occurred on our soil...is that they have involved immigrants or the children of immigrants," the New York billionaire argued.
"In addition to screening out all members of the sympathizers of terrorist groups, we must also screen out anyone who have hostile attitudes toward our country or its principles or who believe that Sharia law should supplant American law," said Trump.
"We should only admit into this country those who share our values and respect our people," he said, "I call it extreme vetting."
While claiming that if elected, his administration would be a friend to all moderate Muslims, Trump reiterated his initiatives to temporarily suspend visas from Muslim-majority countries and countries with a history of exporting terrorism.