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He accurately predicted ISIS would probably “attempt to take territory in Iraq and Syria to exhibit its strength in 2014, as demonstrated recently in Ramadi and Fallujah and [by] the group’s ability to concurrently maintain safe havens in Syria.”

Related: Michael Rubin: General Flynn must explain himself

Everything Flynn’s DIA predicted came true, and he was pushed out because people in the White House didn’t want to hear it. As Flynn told The New York Times, “It didn’t meet the narrative.”

He was right and they were wrong. Now he’s in and they are out. Hence the “creeping sense of despair” on the Obama team.

Obama dropped the ball.

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