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Russia's operations in Afghanistan, which Nicholson said are increasing, could complicate any effort by President Trump to work more closely with Moscow on fighting terrorism.

President Trump has reorganized the NSC by elevating his chief strategist Steve Bannon and demoting the DNI and the CJCS.

“President Trump inherits the battle at a moment when the extremist group is losing ground in Iraq and Syria. The group's self-declared caliphate is looking increasingly fragile.”

“In 2010, while serving in Afghanistan, he aired his complaints in a report called Fixing Intel: A Blueprint for Making Intelligence Relevant in Afghanistan"

Dr. David Kilcullen interview (audio) on National Public Radio.

Dunford and other military leaders have called countering violent extremism a "generational problem," one they privately concede the U.S. may never resolve.