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50+ U.S. intelligence analysts accuse Pentagon of altering their reports to present distorted rosy view of war against ISIS

Consortium of Defense Analysts

Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander of Centcom

Shane Harris and Nancy Youssef report for The Daily Beast, Sept 9, 2015, that more than 50 intelligence analysts of the U.S. military’s Central Command (Centcom) formally complained that their reports on ISIS/Islamic State and al Qaeda’s branch in Syria were being altered by senior officials to present the terrorist groups as weaker than the analysts had portrayed.

The analysts are paid to give their honest assessment, based on facts, and not to be influenced by national-level policy. Assigned to work at Centcom and the U.S. military’s command for the Middle East and Central Asia, they are officially employed by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). Ironically, the DIA was created to be immune from the pressures and biases of the officers leading the war, but the agency is supervised by officers at Centcom.

The analysts’ complaints prompted the Pentagon’s inspector general to open an investigation into the alleged manipulation…

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The Battle of Agincourt & Why It Still Matters Today!

Interesting!

Stephen Liddell

Today marks the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, one of countless historical battles one has to remember if you are interested in English or British history.  This one though has gained something of a mythical status.   In its own way the Battle of Agincourt made England; as surely as Magna Carta, the Book of Common Prayer, football and cricket, drinking tea, standing in queues, pubs, talking about the weather, good manners and fair play.

Agincourt is just one momentous battle in the 100 years war and France was understandably very confident of victory seeing that their 20,000 soldiers was four times that of the English forces under the leadership of King Henry V

The small English army  were starving, wet and diseased and the French were so confident that victory would be theirs that they had already built and painted a special wagon which they planned to parade…

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Doctors Without Borders bombed by the Pentagon opposed the TPP, pharma monopolies

If this is true, then it fails the “smell test” rather badly.
See, also: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/smell_test

USA Partisan

(NaturalNews) In recent months, before the charitable medical organization Doctors Without Borders was in the news for having one of its clinics bombed in Afghanistan, reports noted that the group was opposed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP),…

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