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Pentagon Eyes Plan to Intensify Social Media Screening in Military Background Investigations

March 3, 2021

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The Pentagon is looking for a new way to screen social media as part of its background check process, in an effort to prevent extremist behavior in the ranks.

Anthony Kuhn, an attorney with the law firm Tully Rinckey who specializes in security clearance issues, said in an interview Tuesday that the Pentagon’s statement indicates it plans to take a much more aggressive and methodical approach to monitoring troops’ social media in the wake of the Jan. 6 ransacking of the Capitol by a violent mob.

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