January 14, 2021

Business Insider: US military has 'failed' to counter white nationalism in its ranks, lawmakers say

Democratic lawmakers are urging the Defense Department to "immediately" investigate extremist activity within the US military and implement a plan to prevent the ideology from further spreading within its ranks.

"As you are aware, several insurrectionists who attacked the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021 have been identified as active duty service members, reservists, retirees, and veterans," fourteen US senators said in a letter to the acting inspector general of the Defense Department.

"Although the Pentagon has acknowledged this issue, it has failed to implement a comprehensive action plan to address it," they added.


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By:  David Choi
Source: Business Insider