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Security clearance backlog has led government agencies to issue risky interim passes to classified material

The pileup of 700,000 reviews has led agencies like the Defense Department to inadvertently issue interim passes to criminals — even rapists and killers, officials say. Continue reading ? The post Security clearance backlog has led government agencies to issue risky interim passes to classified material appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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“A government backlog of 700,000 security clearance reviews has led agencies like the Defense Department to inadvertently issue interim passes to criminals — even rapists and killers — fueling calls for better and faster vetting of ...

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