How to get around the Air Force’s ban on military travel
The Air Force announced a major ban on air travel on Sunday, saying that travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries could not visit the U.S. until they had been cleared by the U .
The announcement came a day after the Trump administration ordered the removal of a raft of restrictions that restricted travel to the U, including a temporary ban on people from Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen.
The military is imposing a blanket ban on travel to six Muslim-heavy nations — Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Yemen — that are home to at least 50,000 U.N. personnel.
They also have an order that prevents all U.P. military and security personnel from entering Iraq.
The ban, the first of its kind to be implemented by the Trump White House, follows the travel ban imposed by President Barack Obama.
The new policy does not apply to the seven Muslim nations that the Air Forces say they are banning.
In addition to Iraq, the ban applies to Syria, Libya (which is part of the U-N) and Somalia.
The ban will also apply to Yemen, where the U.-N is based.
The restrictions are in addition to a similar one imposed by the Obama administration in February, which temporarily banned people from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the U., including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
The new policy is being widely seen as a response to the growing threat posed by the Islamic State group, which has carried out a wave of bombings in the U to Western capitals, including New York, Brussels, Madrid, Brussels Airport, Paris, London and Istanbul.
U.S.-born American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who was killed in an April 2016 U.K. drone strike, and his associate, Samir Khan, who died in a U.R.I. drone attack in Yemen in December 2016, were both killed in U.B.I.-led strikes in the region in 2016.
The U.L.S.’s first confirmed death of an American citizen from an Islamic State attack was that of Anwar’s brother, Anwar-Bin Laden.
The Obama administration imposed the ban in February 2017, and Trump signed it into law on May 18.
Trump was a critic of the ban at the time, saying it was being “drawn up for the sake of the Islamic caliphate,” a reference to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
“The U.G. and the Trump regime are putting the Islamic state, the terrorist organization, at the top of the list of terror threats,” Trump said in a May 26 tweet.
“The UB, I’m telling you, the UB is on the list.”
A spokesman for Trump said Saturday that the president was “happy to see the ban go into effect and welcome it into our country, which is why we are now considering additional steps to keep the country safe.”
The new ban was also a major blow to a coalition of Muslim countries that includes the US., Britain, France, Australia and Germany that were working to build a coalition to fight terrorism.
The United Nations Security Council passed a resolution in February declaring the Muslim ban a “grave violation of international law,” and urged the U of S to immediately stop implementing it.
But the UU-N has been unable to reach agreement on a resolution to the conflict in Syria, and its members have largely stayed out of the process.