Sources close to Donald Trump's administration have told Reuters the President wants to revamp and rename an existing counter-violent extremism programme and for it to hone in on just radical Islamism.
The current Countering Violent Extremism programme targets group and lone attackers, and those considered a potential threat and. Its main aim is to deter attackers through education and information campaigns.
The reported decision to focus solely on radical Islam appears to be made just days after an executive order was put into place to ban travel to the US for a number of predominantly Muslim states.
In response to this, people have been sharing this graphic, showing the number of Americans killed annually by terrorist attacks, compared to other accidents.
Here's the # of Americans killed annually by terrorists vs other threats. When r we going to ban lawnmowers? I don'… https://t.co/e55Mw42WDW