Bloomberg cites the Atlantic Council for hosting an event with General Lloyd Austin:

Previewing what he may tell lawmakers, Austin said today that Islamic State “is about as good as I’ve ever seen” as a fighting force. Austin’s 39 years in the Army included two stints in Iraq.

“They’ve learned the lessons of Iraq and other places,” Austin said today at a forum held by the Atlantic Council, a policy research group in Washington. “They really understand the value of trying to dominate the media space.”

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