Micah Meadowcroft is assistant editor of the Washington Free Beacon. Prior to the Free Beacon, he worked as a social media curator for BuzzFeed News, an editorial assistant at the American Conservative, and a copy desk intern for the Philadelphia Media Network. Micah's writing has appeared in print in the Wall Street Journal books section, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and Providence Magazine, and online at the American Conservative, the American Spectator, and Acculturated. A native of the Pacific Northwest, he is a graduate of Hillsdale College in Michigan, where he studied history and wrote and edited for the Collegian and Forum. His Twitter handle is @micaheadowcroft. Email
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford are pleased with progress against the Islamic State under the Trump administration, reports Defense One, and look forward to its annihilation.