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Pentagon: 3 Major ISIS Leaders Killed in Iraq

3 days agoNews : Truthdig

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey speaks during a press conference in the Pentagon on May 10, 2012. Wikimedia Commons American forces have killed three high-ranking Islamic State leaders in Iraq in recent weeks, according to Gen. Show More Summary

The US Says 3 Senior ISIS Leaders Have Been Killed In Airstrikes In Iraq

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - US-led air strikes against ISIS in Iraq have killed three of the militant group's top leaders, the head of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Wall Street Journal on Thursday. In an interview with the newspaper,...Show More Summary

A horror movie about privacy

Shortly before he retired as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, I asked Adm. Mike Mullen what he saw on the ceiling on nights...

Stuck in the Shadows at the Pentagon

Chuck Hagel was always being upstaged by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The next secretary of defense will have to change that equation.

Should General Dempsey Resign?

Listening to Martin Dempsey speak over the past months, one might conclude that the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is uncomfortable waging war in Iraq under the White House banner of 'No Boots on the Ground.' Time and again this fall, Dempsey has said U.S. Show More Summary

Joint Doctrine: Counterterrorism, and Countering WMD

New military doctrine from the Joint Chiefs of Staff “narrows the definition of counterterrorism” to focus on activities designed to neutralize terrorist networks. It excludes actions to “counter root causes” of terrorism, which have now been removed from the definition. Show More Summary

Top US General: We Are 'Certainly Considering' Using Ground Troops In Iraq

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has told the House Armed Services Committee today that he would be open to sending a small number of US ground troops into Iraq in order to help retake the country's second largest city, which ISIS currently holds. Show More Summary

Top US General Dempsey: Israel Went to 'Extraordinary Lengths' to Protect Gaza Civilians

Defenders of Israel’s conduct of this summer’s war in Gaza got a significant boost Thursday when General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, endorsed Israeli policies and procedures saying that Israel went to “extraordinary lengths” to prevent civilian casualties. Show More Summary

Dempsey bucks Obama line by praising Israelis for Gaza tactics

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, went against the Obama administration's own line when he said Thursday that the Israeli military acted "responsibly" and went to “extraordinary lengths” to minimize Palestinian civilian casualties during Operation Protective Edge last summer

US general backs Israel on Gaza casualties

Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff says Israel went to "extraordinary lengths" to limit civilian deaths during Gaza war.

Like Colin Powell—and Most Black Folks—Obama Has Never Been Too Liberal or Conservative

In 2000, Gen. Colin Powell was elected president of the United States. He rode into office on high favorability ratings resulting from his successful stint as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. His core conviction was best captured...Show More Summary

General Dempsey Prompts PC Outrage With Joke To Muslim Man

On October 31, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Martin Dempsey was speaking at Syracuse University when a bearded Muslim held the microphone to ask a question, and Dempsey quickly asked, "Are you Taliban?" Dempsey then added, "Just kidding." According to Mediaite.com, Syracuse.com tracked the bearded Muslim down after the event. Show More Summary

Gen. Martin Dempsey Asks Bearded Muslim Man: ‘Are You Taliban?’

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey delivered a speech at Syracuse University Friday morning, and while he was there he reportedly made a joke that could rub some Muslims, as well as some bearded people, the wrong way. When a Muslim man named Yusuf Soule stood up to ask a question, Dempsey quipped, "Are you Taliban?" He quickly added, "Just kidding."

Monitoring U.S. Troops Returning from Ebola Mission

Secretary Hagel has signed an order that validated a recommendation from the Joint Chiefs of Staff to place all U.S. military service members returning from Ebola

Our Inherent Resolve to Name the Campaign Against ISIS

The Pentagon -- A Meeting of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Names have been redacted for national security reasons) --"Gentlemen, thanks for joining us on such short notice..." (Coughing sound) --"Oh. Sorry. Ladies and gentlemen. Team. As...Show More Summary

NBC: Obama 'Warned All Along' Airstrikes Won't 'Degrade and Destroy' ISIS

Monday on MSNBC's "Jose Diaz-Balart Live," Pentagon correspondent Jim Miklaszewski said President Barack Obama had been repeatedly warned by chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey that U.S. airstrikes alone will not even degrade ISIS. Show More Summary

U.S. ground troops will likely be needed against ISIS: military

Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said “there will be circumstances” in which troops on the ground will be needed in Iraq to guide U.S. airstrikes. “But I haven’t encountered one right now,” he said on ABC’s “This Week.”

DEMPSEY: KOBANI IN DANGER OF FALLING

    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 […]

Dempsey: ISIS Almost Took Baghdad Airport

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

Fmr Joint Chiefs of Staff Deputy Dir: US Has 'No Air Campaign'

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

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