HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » 'Be aware': The Pentagon'...

Sat Mar 27, 2021, 01:09 PM

'Be aware': The Pentagon's target list for extremist infiltrators -- right and left [View all]

Source: Politico


An internal "training module" singles out a range of groups, ideologies and symbols seen as primary insider threats.

By BETSY WOODRUFF SWAN and BRYAN BENDER

03/27/2021 12:45 PM EDT

Flags from the left-wing Antifa movement. Depictions of Pepe the Frog, the cartoon character that's been misappropriated by racist groups. Iconography from the far-right Proud Boys, including the phrase "stand back and stand by" from former President Donald Trump.

They are all signs that extremists could be infiltrating the military, according to internal training materials that offer a more detailed view into the array of radical groups and ideologies the Pentagon is trying to keep out of the ranks.

“There are members of the [Department of Defense] who belong to extremist groups or actively participate in efforts to further extremist ideologies,” states a 17-page briefing obtained by POLITICO that was compiled by the DoD Insider Threat Management and Analysis Center, which is part of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency.

"Be aware of symbols of far right, far left, Islamist or single issue ideologies," it warns, stressing that members of the military and civilian personnel have “a duty and responsibility” to report extremist behavior or activity.





Read more: https://www.politico.com/news/2021/03/27/military-extremism-target-list-478200

25 replies, 3501 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 25 replies Author Time Post
Reply 'Be aware': The Pentagon's target list for extremist infiltrators -- right and left [View all]
DonViejo Mar 2021 OP
sinkingfeeling Mar 2021 #1
Merlot Mar 2021 #2
dbonds Mar 2021 #5
ancianita Mar 2021 #12
maxrandb Mar 2021 #8
Warpy Mar 2021 #18
yonder Mar 2021 #3
muriel_volestrangler Mar 2021 #19
Grasswire2 Mar 2021 #4
Peregrine Took Mar 2021 #24
Grasswire2 Mar 2021 #25
FreepFryer Mar 2021 #6
maxrandb Mar 2021 #7
COL Mustard Mar 2021 #21
maxrandb Mar 2021 #9
maxrandb Mar 2021 #10
Miguelito Loveless Mar 2021 #11
LiberalLovinLug Mar 2021 #22
DBoon Mar 2021 #13
Post removed Mar 2021 #14
LastLiberal in PalmSprings Mar 2021 #15
marble falls Mar 2021 #16
Ford_Prefect Mar 2021 #17
COL Mustard Mar 2021 #20
Hekate Mar 2021 #23