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Military Analyst Again Raises Red Flags on Progress in Iraq

Sep 24, 2015
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As the senior Iraq analyst at Central Command, the military headquarters in Tampa that oversees American military operations across the Middle East and Central Asia, Gregory Hooker is the leader of a group of analysts that is accusing senior commanders of changing intelligence reports to paint an overly optimistic portrait of the American bombing campaign against the Islamic State. The Pentagon’s inspector general is investigating.

Source: Nytimes

WASHINGTON - As the war in Iraq deteriorated, a senior American intelligence analyst went public in 2005 and criticized President George W. Bush's administration for pushing "amateurish and unrealistic" plans for the invasion two years before.

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