Pentagon IG to probe land purchases near military bases

By Ben Dupont / February 15, 2023 at 12:30 PM
The Defense Department's inspector general has opened a probe involving the national security risks associated with purchases of land near military installations by foreign entities. "The objective of this evaluation is to determine the extent to which the DOD has developed plans, processes, and procedures to mitigate foreign influence when foreign investors acquire land or property in close proximity to U.S. Military facilities," the IG's office said in a Feb. 13 letter announcing the investigation . The probe comes as...

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