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Military Analyst Again Raises Red Flags on Progress in Iraq, by By MARK MAZZETTI and MATT APUZZO

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Misleading Americans and the President ? '...a group of analysts  accuse senior commanders of changing intelligence reports to paint an overly optimistic portrait of the American bombing campaign against ISIS. The Pentagon’s inspector general is investigating.The allegations call into question how much the president — this one or the next — can rely on Centcom for honest assessments of military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen and other crisis spots... the military issues daily reports that suggest tactical victories but offer little hint about how the war is going.The success of daily airstrikes, give the illusion of progress, particularly for Centcom commanders who are judged in Washington on their ability to carry out a successful mission. 

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