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“A recording provides fresh evidence of ominous changes underway within the embattled organization that declared war against the West nearly two decades ago.”

“The lack of political unity in America. The lack of a fundamental friendliness."

The push by the U.S. and its allies to capture the terrorist group’s strongholds in Mosul and Raqqa should also focus urgent discussions about a post-IS strategy for stabilization.

"The U.S. Army failed to properly keep tracks of hundreds of humvees, tens of thousands of rifles and other pieces of military equipment that were sent to Iraq."

“With some of the most difficult areas of the city held by militants - and tens of thousands of civilians still trapped in their homes - the fighting could last well into the weeks ahead....

“A fight that the US cannot and should not avoid. It’s also an opportunity for Trump to accomplish what his administration says it wants to do in the Middle East.”