The Defense and State Departments released a joint report on the state of the Iraqi police forces. CNN emphasizes the weaknesses in the
The next five sentences in CNN’s article relate to the problem with “recruitment and vetting procedures.” By dramatic contrast, Fox’s article’s second sentence declares the overall effort a success: “Even so, the study by the inspectors general at the Defense and State departments said the effort to build up
Fox’s third sentence is : “The military, in a written response, said it is addressing most of the concerns raised by the study. The investigation concluded in April, and Pentagon officials said many of the proposed changes are already being implemented.” CNN makes the same point, but again it is near the end of their article.
I believe that a reader of just CNN and a reader of just Fox will have very different impressions for how things are going in building up the Iraqi police forces.
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