U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order he said would impose tighter vetting to prevent foreign terrorists from entering the United States.
“I’m establishing new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America,””We only want to admit those into our country who will support our country and love deeply our people,”
– Trump said at Pentagon ceremony.
The US President’s controversial order prevents travelers and refugees from seven Muslim countries gaining entry into the US.The Government has criticized the measure calling it “divisive”, but the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called for Mr. Trump’s state visit to Britain in the summer should be canceled. It comes as a federal judge in New York issued an emergency order temporarily barring the US from deporting people from nations subject to President Donald Trump’s travel ban.
By Mr. Kurzman’s count, 123 people have been killed in the United States by Muslim terrorists since the 2001 attacks — out of a total of more than 230,000 killings, by gang members, drug dealers, angry spouses, white supremacists, psychopaths, drunks and people of every description. So the order addresses, at most, one-1,870th of the problem of lethal violence in America. If the toll of Sept. 11 is included, jihadists still account for just over 1 percent of killings.
“My advice to the new administration would be to declare victory,” “your odds of being victimized by a terrorist attack are infinitesimal.”
– Mr. Kurzman said. For the average American, he added,