foreign terrorist organization


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Noun1.foreign terrorist organization - a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
political movement - a group of people working together to achieve a political goal
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The United States has designated the Islamic State (IS)-linked Maute group as a foreign terrorist organization.
The spokesperson added, 'We regard him as a terrorist, a part of a foreign terrorist organization.
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.
Congressmen like Ted Cruz have long encouraged labeling the MB as a foreign terrorist organization.
State Department designation of Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO).
Surprisingly, however, a strange coalition of career US government officials and Iran apologists continue to oppose designating the Guard as a foreign terrorist organization.
A CIA memo warns the Trump administration it would be a mistake to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization, Politico (http://www.
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)".
The Department of State designated the Haqqani Network as a Foreign Terrorist Organization and as a SDGT under E.
Saidakhmetov were charged with providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization, according to the Federal District Court in Brooklyn.
State Department designated AQAP as a foreign terrorist organization.

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