Obama’s defense apparatus has become a Ministry of Propaganda. As I asked several months ago, has Baghdad Bob become Secretary of Defense?
“Pentagon watchdog probing whether anti-ISIS campaign analysis altered,” Fox News, August 26, 2015:
The Defense Department’s inspector general is investigating whether intelligence reports about the progress of the U.S.-led coalition’s campaign against ISIS in Iraq have been “skewed” to be more optimistic.
The New York Times first reported that at least one civilian employee of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) told authorities that officials at U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) were improperly reworking intelligence assessments prepared for policymakers, including President Obama.
A senior military official confirmed to Fox News that an IG investigation has been initiated into the allegation.
The Times report did not say when the assessments were allegedly altered, nor did it say who may have been responsible. Officials told the paper the investigation was focused on whether military officials had changed the conclusions of draft intelligence reports during a review before passing them on….
However, earlier that month, retired Army Gen. John Allen, the White House’s top envoy to other nations in the anti-ISIS coalition, told an audience at the Aspen Security Forum that ISIS had been “checked strategically, operationally, and by and large, tactically,” adding, more bluntly, “ISIS is losing.”