Germany investigates 60 possible Islamists in armed forces | Reuters

Germany plans security investigations of all military recruits from July 2017 after its military counter-espionage service (MAD) identified 20 Islamists in the country’s armed forces, German media group Funke reported on Saturday.A spokesman for the agency confirmed the figure, adding that 60 additional potential cases were under investigation.Draft legislation to be considered by the German parliament in the coming weeks would mandate investigations of all recruits to counter efforts by Islamic State to infiltrate the military and get weapons training, Funke Mediengruppe reported.

Source: Germany investigates 60 possible Islamists in armed forces | Reuters

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