The best thing would be to designate Pakistan itself as the #1 terrorist in the world.
The Haqqani group has been responsible for countless deaths of NATO troops and others. Pakistan has been harboring this network (amongst countless others) and letting NATO do the dirty work via drone attacks that Pakistan, being in cahoots with the terrorists, is reluctant to undertake. Why is the USA tolerating Pakistan? It's a country where terrorists and suicide bombers are raised, fed, brainwashed, trained and sent out to wreck havoc on innocent people around the world. Pakistanis and Pakistani-trained terrorists are not happy drinking Indian blood (which they have been slurping up for decades) they have now acquired a taste for NATO blood too.
You know what's funny about all this? The leader of the Haqqani network was trained by the USA for fighting against the Russians in Afghanistan. HAHAHAHAHHAHAHA Talk about chickens coming home to roost, eh? I wonder what the chickens being trained in Syria and Turkey as of at this moment in time, will do to the USA and elsewhere in the near future.
....According to a senior U.S. official, it will likely take seven to 10 days for the designation process to be completed. The Haqqani network has been behind a large number of the attacks on U.S. and NATO troops in neighboring Afghanistan, and which U.S. officials have long pushed Pakistan's leaders to target more aggressively.
Designating the Haqqani network a terrorist organization is a complicated political decision as the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan and pushes for a reconciliation pact to end more than a decade of warfare.
Enraged by a string of high-profile attacks on U.S. and NATO troops, Congress set a Sunday deadline for the administration to make a decision. U.S. officials say there were disagreements within the administration over what to decide.
The U.S. already has placed sanctions on many Haqqani leaders and is targeting its members militarily but has held back from formally designating the al Qaeda-linked network a terrorist group amid concerns about hampering peace efforts in Afghanistan and U.S. relations with Pakistan.
The Haqqani network is also believed to be holding U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl captive - the only U.S. service member held by militants in the region.
Reacting to the news, senior commanders of the group told Reuters it showed the U.S. wasn't sincere about peace efforts in Afghanistan and that Bergdalh would face "hardship" as a result....