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“Thomas would be the third former JSOC commander in a row to head up SOCOM; the last time a career Green Beret held the post was more than 15 years ago.”

“Even the administration itself has hesitated to call the victory a vindication, or claim it as evidence that the militants are close to the destruction Obama has promised.”

“My guess is that before Obama departs, he will adopt some of the more aggressive military options he has been resisting.”

“What they needed was to do a better job of explaining it. Obama ordered what the official called an ‘uptick in our communications tempo.’”

"Some experts believe that some purported Islamic State internal documents shared online are hoaxes, deliberately designed to deceive."

"The IS released a new message purportedly from its reclusive leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, claiming that his self-styled 'caliphate' is doing well."