ISIS-supporting soldier arrested in Hawaii lost clearance over his extremism – IN 2012

ISIS-supporting soldier arrested in Hawaii lost clearance over his extremism – IN 2012
Ikaika Erik Kang. (Image: Family/high school photo via Hawaii News)

[Ed. – Well.  This guy sounds like a workplace violence tragedy just waiting to happen.  Be sure to read the whole thing.  Emphasis in linked article.]

A U.S. Army soldier stationed in Hawaii pledged allegiance to ISIS and offered the terror group documents and training according to the FBI. …

Fox News reports:

Kang has been under investigation by the U.S. Army and the FBI for over a year, according to Delacourt. The affidavit says the Army reported Kang to the FBI in August 2016 after “it appeared that Kang was becoming radicalized.”

The affidavit alleges that Kang had a history of “threatening statements.” At one point in 2012, Kang’s security clearance was suspended after he was reprimanded repeatedly for “threatening to hurt or kill other service members, and for arguing pro-ISIS views while at work and on-post.” The document claims Kang’s clearance was reinstated the following year after he complied with “military requirements stemming from the investigation.”

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