Army pulls training slide that named Clinton as ‘threat’
The US Army said Wednesday it was a mistake for a local unit to identify Hillary Clinton as a potential threat during a training presentation and has halted the practice.
A slide from the presentation, which was widely circulated online this week after it was posted on a Facebook group page, showed the former secretary of state beneath photos of Chelsea Manning, Edward Snowden, Gen. David Petraeus and Nidal Hassan under the headline: “Who is the threat? Insiders.”
“We have confirmed that the slide was developed 18 months ago and used locally as a part of a training presentation on best practices for handling classified material and maintaining operational security,” the US Army Training and Doctrine Command said in a statement. “As is common with Army training requirements, the local unit was given latitude to develop their own training products to accomplish the overall training objective.” – READ MORE