The northern Syrian city of Kobani, which borders on Turkey, could fall to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in an interview broadcast today on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey told Martha Raddatz, the network’s chief […]
Sunday on ABC's "This Week" Sunday, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey said ISIS almost took the Baghdad airport recently. Dempsey explained we deployed Apache helicopters because, “This is a case where you're not going to wait until they're climbing over the wall. Show More Summary
Jonathan Powell is a British diplomat who served as Tony Blair’s chief of staff from 1997 to 2007. During this period, he was also Britain’s chief negotiator for Northern Ireland.… Continue reading The post Jonathan Powell interview: Middle-man to the terrorists says ‘secret talks are necessary’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The toll that the Lewinsky scandal took on President Bill Clinton’s White House was evident in a draft memo that Paul Begala, a top adviser to the president, sent to John Podesta, the White House chief of staff.
In July 1994, just before Whitewater hearings began in Congress, Clinton speechwriter David Dreyer wrote a memo to Chief of Staff Leon Panetta outlining the White House’s public-relations strategies for dealing with the hearings.
Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Deputy Director and former US Air Force Intelligence Officer Col. Cedric Leighton argued that the US essentially has “no air campaign” against ISIS on Friday’s “Shepard Smith Reporting” on Fox News Channel. Show More Summary
Back in February, Defense Secretary Chuck Hegel suggested shrinking the American army to pre-World War II levels. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey found this idea outmoded in the modern world. In recent months,...Show More Summary
Gov. Pat Quinn's former chief of staff today denied accusations from Republicans that a 2010 anti-violence program was created solely to turn out Democratic votes in a tight election contest.
Mayor Bill de Blasio's shrug in response to the controversy surrounding his wife's chief of staff is, to put it mildly, mind boggling. The mayor said this week that he would not terminate or even... To view the full story, click the title link.
CQ Roll Call EVP and managing director Keith White informed staff today of Dave Rapp‘s departure as chief content officer after the midterm elections. In his email announcing the news, White references a “discreet timeframe” Rapp stipulated when he rejoined CQ Roll Call in 2012 as editor. Show More Summary
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration was rocked last week by revelations that his wife's chief of staff, Rachel Noerdlinger, has been living with a man who was convicted of manslaughter and posted violently misogynistic and anti-police rants on social media. Show More Summary
"Looking back on my career, I’ve been a Republican, a congressman, and White House chief of staff, and a defense secretary. Come to think of it, I’ve done everything that Dick Cheney has done. Except the guy I made sure got shot in the...Show More Summary
"Those who are elected ought to vote on what we do," said Admiral Mike Mullen, former Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaking on The Colbert Report. He wants Congress to debate America's latest military forays into the Middle East. Show More Summary
Victoria Backer has been promoted to executive vice president of the United Fresh Produce Association, and chief executive officer Tom Stenzel announced other staff changes he said will improve service and provide the new United Fresh Start Foundation with leadership.
Pattricia Dunion joined Transform in 2006 and was soon promoted to the position of chief operating officer and is currently in charge of a staff of approx 300 staff and overseeing 27 clinics and two hospitals across the country. PatShow More Summary
Gawker Media chief Nick Denton sent this memo to his staff at 12:42 p.m. ET Monday: Hey! I haven’t done one of these monthly newsletters since before my sabbatical. They’re typically written for an external audience in the expectation that they’ll be leaked, like a press release in disguise. But I want to change that: … Read More
The dismal state of the Patriots offense has been a big topic of conversation this week after they crashed and burned against the Chiefs on Monday night. Quarterback Tom Brady has been in the middle of that discussion as people wonder whether he’s close to the end of his long run as the main man…
Sam Brownback has some pretty shady characters surrounding him, starting with the Kochs, and now it appears that his former chief of staff and current campaign manager is under investigation by the FBI for influence peddling in relation...Show More Summary
Rachel Noerdlinger, the Chief of Staff for NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray, has been the subject of unflattering media attention since last week, when DNAinfo reported that her boyfriend was imprisoned for manslaughter and also wrote some legitimately offensive crap on a blog in 2011. Show More Summary
IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz summarized the so called Operation Protective Edge on Friday, in his first official interview since the 50-day operation ended in a ceasefire with the Palestinian Hamas organization on August 26, according...Show More Summary