The USA is continuously facing threats against terrorism which is why they focused on plans that will help them in the future. The president has constantly talked about intensifying the operations so they can have better attacks against worldwide jihadists groups at affordable costs. USA wants to make sure they will share the responsibility of ending terrorist attacks with other countries since it will save them money at the end of the day.
You can consider what the country is trying to do since the national security council has realized that 2011 was the last time the nation produced counter terrorism mission. The new strategies focus on protecting the nation, relationship with other countries and the citizens. People will have a guiding principle and strategies which are achievable in the long run compared to the past.
The Trump administration has remained true to the plans left by the Obama administration and gave more authority to the Pentagon so they will strike the militant groups in various places like Somalia and Yemen. The government also wants to increase the soldiers up to 5000 against the current 3000 to help in the Afghan forces fight different Taliban. The government wants the soldiers to be increased following the right procedures since the U.S forces needs constant help and many are added at the discretion of the military commanders.
There have been increased military operations after there has been a lot of American casualties were Navy SEALs are getting murdered, and others wounded during attacks. The country wants to keep track of the immigrants getting in and out of the country since they want to keep of people from Islamic states that have high numbers of Jihadists groups. You can find people in different situations trying to enter the country, and when they have a watch list program in store then they know potential threats that are around and how to avoid it on time.
You can find different people who want to make the best out of themselves in the US but checking potential risks and reporting them on time. You can find countries always communicating together so they can create long-lasting plans that will boost reduce terrorist tracks all over. The country has also created a wall which enables them to keep track of anybody entering, and they have enough data of everybody, so they know where potential threats are coming from.
The state will use link analysis to find uncovered connection of unknown and known threats so they can plan how to handle dangerous situations. Link analysis also helps track terrorists who use broken travel to enter the country undetected.