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Topic - Paul Giarra
Revealing too much, on the other hand, can give the upper hand to groups like al-Qaida, Giarra said.
"I can understand the conundrum that commanders are in about how much can you tell," said defense analyst Paul Giarra, a retired U.S. naval officer. "Because it's news that's good for morale and it also makes it clear to al-Qaida that they're losing. That's important. They need to know they're losing."