Counter-terrorism: US forces active in India also, Pentagon

As per fresh news, US Special forces teams, taking steps to completely spoil the terrorism, are visited in five South Asian countries including India in regard of showing the counter-terrorism co-operation with these nations.

An official source of Pentagon disclosed that Special Pacific assist teams are laid down in Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, as well as India, by US Pacific Command as part of its effort to enhance their counter-terrorism capabilities, in particular in the maritime domain.

“We are working very closely with India with regard to their counter-terrorism capabilities and in particular on the maritime domain but also government to government, not necessarily DOD (Department of Defence) but other agencies assisting them in terms of their internal counter-terror and counterinsurgency challenges,” Admiral Robert Willard, the PACOM Commander said.

Calling Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (Let) a “very dangerous organization”, US forces tried to make an effective as well as best

operational security along with a lot of international design in terms of their aspirations.

Defining PACOM team efforts to counter threat from LeT, Willard said that US and India are working together on contain LeT.

Pacific Command’s Indian Engagement Initiative that resourced and hosted Mumbai counter terrorist specialists for training exercises

and exchanges throughout the US are being together with capacity-building activities with South Asian partners for contributing to CT self-sufficiency of the sub-region’s militaries

LeT is headquartered in Pakistan, affiliated with al-Qaeda and other VEOs, who made several horrific attacks in India by contributing terrorist operations in Afghanistan and aspires to operate against Asia, Europe and North America.

Therefore as to be a strongest weapon, it is a very crucial for nations to work very closely with each other in the region to help contain biggest terrorist threat.

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