The Marine statements contradict those made earlier by the Department of Defense.
The Cyber Caliphate listed federal employee information, including cell phone numbers on Feb. 10.
President Obama is looking for Congressional approval to continue the fight against ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq.
Assad just said otherwise in an interview with the BBC.
“It stuns me that some of you seem to think that an ISIL claim would characterize as a credible allegation,” Defense spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters Tuesday.
And the full Senate vote could come this week.
The Coalition has conducted over 2,000 airstrikes since Operation Inherent Resolve began last August.
The 60 contracts were filed under “Troop Support”.
He also reiterated that the crisis in Ukraine will not be solved militarily.
Expect the Senate to vote on Carter’s confirmation before the end of the month.