DEA Agent Security Clearance Debacle

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It has been a while since I have focused on the adjudicator’s role in the security clearance process, but a recent Department of Justice report of investigation caught my eye, specifically because it detailed the failure of senior Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) managers to follow the recommendations of personnel security adjudicators in suspending the security clearance of a…

It almost beggars belief this guy’ s clearance was not pulled earlier. I observed the DoD (based on DOHA cases) is much more strict, but thought clearances were judged using the same factors.