Hate Groups Are Infiltrating the Military, Group Asserts

July 8, 2006 at 4:14 pm | Posted in Announcements + Events | Leave a comment

(NY Times) A decade after the Pentagon declared a zero-tolerance policy for racist hate groups, recruiting shortfalls caused by the war in Iraq have allowed “large numbers of neo-Nazis and skinhead extremists” to infiltrate the military, according to a watchdog organization.

The Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks racist and right-wing militia groups, estimated that the numbers could run into the thousands, citing interviews with Defense Department investigators and reports and postings on racist Web sites and magazines.

Read more at http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/07/washington/07recruit.html?

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