Trump in speech to Muslims: Terrorism 'is a battle between good and evil'. President Trump urged leaders of Muslim countries to stand up against what he called "Islamist extremism" on Sunday, adopting a tough stance on terror that nonetheless attempts to soften the anti-Muslim rhetoric of his campaign for president. In his address to the Arab-Islamic American Summit in Riyadh, Trump vowed to "Strengthen America's oldest friendships, and to seek new partners in pursuit of peace." Ref. USAToday.