Michael Leiter, the long-time Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, one of the hardest counterterrorism jobs in the government, has resigned. President Obama’s statement is here.
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Friday, May 22, 2015
ISIS has overwhelmed Syrian government forces defending the town of Palmyra, home to roughly 50,000 people and one of the ancient world’s most magnificent archaeological sites. The victory means that ISIS now controls more than 50 percent of Syria — more territory than any other group fighting, including the Assad government. While much of that . . .
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