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Smoking Out Islamists via Extreme Vetting

Smoking Out Islamists via Extreme Vetting

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Thursday, 2 February, 2017
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This passage raises several questions of translating extreme vetting in practice: How does one distinguish foreigners who "do not bear hostile attitudes toward it and its founding principles" from those who do? How do government officials figure out "those who would place violent ideologies over American law"? More specifically, given that the new procedures  the fear of allowing more Islamists into the country, how does one identify them?