Trump remarks ‘endanger US security’

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Trump’s remarks “bolster” a account of IS, a Pentagon says

Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim tongue undermines US inhabitant confidence by boosting a Islamic State (IS) group, a Pentagon has warned.

The heading Republican presidential claimant has pronounced Muslims should be criminialized from entering a US, in a arise of a lethal California attacks.

But Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook pronounced such speak “bolsters Isil’s narrative”, referring to IS.

There has been a tellurian cheer given Mr Trump done his remarks.

US Secretary of State John Kerry assimilated a assault of defamation on Tuesday afternoon when he pronounced they were “not constructive” in a quarrel opposite IS.

The IS militants are a aim of a US-led bombing debate in Syria and Iraq.

Mr Trump announced his devise days after an conflict in California lifted US fears about homegrown terrorism.

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Makeshift memorials symbol a tragedy in San Bernardino

A Muslim couple, believed to have been radicalised, non-stop glow and killed 14 people during a health centre in San Bernardino.

One of a dual perpetrators, Tashfeen Malik, reportedly affianced devotion to Islamic State on a day of a tragedy.

But responding to Mr Trump’s remarks, a US Pentagon pronounced a limit sealed to Muslims would mistreat American efforts to opposite nonconformist ideology.

Without mentioning Mr Trump by name, Mr Cook said: “Anything that bolsters Isil’s account and pits a United States opposite a Muslim faith is positively not usually discordant to a values though discordant to a inhabitant security.”

Analysis – Anthony Zurcher, BBC News, Washington

With Mr Trump’s latest controversial flourish, Republicans can expected “write off” a support of Muslim US citizens.

And his ongoing diatribes opposite immigration from Latin America aren’t going to win a hearts of Hispanics, either.

Even if he doesn’t constraint a nomination, he’s pulled his celebration to a anti-immigrant, nativist right and forced his associate possibilities to take positions that could be damaging when a ubiquitous choosing comes around subsequent November.

In maybe a biggest irony, Mr Trump is waging his fight with a Republican investiture and a US media with collection that a regressive transformation fashioned and had formerly used with gusto.

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The Pentagon’s perspective echoed a tweet from Hillary Clinton that pronounced Mr Trump’s due anathema is “not usually opposite to a values – it plays right into a hands of terrorists”.

The cheer was quick as shortly as Mr Trump pronounced in a statement on Monday night that Muslims nursed a “hatred” towards America and should be criminialized “until a country’s member can figure out what is going on”.

The skill billionaire and existence TV star after pronounced it would not request to people vital in a US.

He shielded a thought on Tuesday, comparing it to policies implemented by President Franklin Roosevelt during World War Two opposite Japanese, German and Italian people in a US.

Media captionMr Trump shielded a anathema offer observant a US is “at war”

But Muslim leaders, a UN and unfamiliar leaders have criticised a call as dangerous and divisive, while a White House pronounced Mr Trump should be unfit from a race.

Attempting to explain his comments, Mr Trump pronounced tools of London were “so radicalised a military are fearful for their lives”.

London Mayor Boris Johnson pronounced that was “ridiculous” and added: “The usually reason we wouldn’t go to some tools of New York is a genuine risk of assembly Donald Trump.”

Republican leaders were clever in their condemnation. House Speaker Paul Ryan said: “What was due yesterday is not what this celebration stands for. And some-more importantly, it’s not what this nation stands for.”

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Most of Mr Trump’s opposition Republican possibilities were equally forthright.

But Ted Cruz praised a frontrunner “for station adult and focusing America’s courtesy on a need to secure a borders”, nonetheless he pronounced he disagreed with a policy.

It is not a initial time Mr Trump has come underneath glow for anti-Muslim remarks.

After a apprehension attacks in Paris, he suggested they register on a database and he pronounced a US should exclude all Syrian refugees.