Pentagon Probes Alleged Skewed ISIS Data


us air forceA New York Times report on Tuesday revealed the Pentagon’s inspector general is investigating allegations that military officials altered intelligence reports on the progress against ISIS to convey a more optimistic outlook on the war with the Islamic State.

Citing several officials familiar with the inquiry, the New York Times reports the inquiry began after a civilian Defense Intelligence Agency analyst went to authorities with evidence that United States Central Command officials were skewing the conclusions of intelligence assessments prepared for policy makers and President Obama.

Details as to who at Central Command was involved and when intelligence report conclusions were changed were not available. Read more at the New York Times.

{Andy Newscenter}