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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia â?? President Obama stated on Sunday that he had ordered his senior defense officials to find out whether or not intelligence reports had been altered to reflect a much more optimistic assessment of the American military campaign against the Islamic State.
Speaking at a news conference before leaving Malaysia to return residence at the finish of a ten-day overseas trip, Mr. Obama said he anticipated the Pentagonâ??s inspector common to investigate allegations that important changes were made to reports from analysts at the United States Central Command, identified as Centcom.
â??I donâ??t know what weâ??ll discover with respect to what was going on in Centcom,â? Mr. Obama said. â??What I do know is my expectation â?? which is the highest fidelity to facts, information, the truth.â?
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Mr. Obama was responding to a