Operational training for the approximately 850 Saudis at multiple U.S bases was suspended on Dec. 10.
Saudi trainees were found to have connections to extremist movements or be in possession of child pornography.
Some 850 Saudi students were subject to additional screenings after a deadly mass shooting.
It's perhaps unsurprising that the dominant themes have been turnover and conflict -- internal as well as external.
About a dozen Saudi students who were acquaintances of the shooter are currently confined to the base.
About a "dozen or so" Saudi nationals are under the control of the FBI amid an ongoing investigation, DefSec Esper said.
The Pentagon has paused its training in the U.S. with Saudi nationals until officials conduct a thorough review.
A safety stand-down and operational pause began Monday for some 175 Saudi Arabian students at Naval Air Stations Pensacola.
His remarks come after a Saudi officer trainee killed three sailors in a Pensacola classroom building.
The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the...