According to the report from The Daily Beast, up to 50 intelligence analysts of the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), the Pentagon's agency which covers Middle East and Central Asia, have complained that their reports on the scope and strength of Islamic State (IS) and al-Nusra Front - Al-Qaeda affiliated rebel force in Syria - were repeatedly altered by senior officials to make the two groups seem weaker that they are in reality.

The complaints spurred the Pentagon's inspector general to open ...

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