Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is sponsoring an essay competition at National Defense University as "a fitting tribute to the life and leadership" of the late King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, who died Jan....
By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2015 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has established a research and essay competition in honor of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz hosted by the National Defense University. The king, who died Jan. Show More Summary
Maybe we can't blame General Martin E. Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He has seen erstwhile U.S. presidents suck up to the Saudi royal family in ways whose unprincipled excess might nauseate the average citizen. I think we all remember George W. Show More Summary
. Days after the death of Saudi King Abdullah, Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has created an essay contest to commemorate the monarch — a move blasted by critics of the Saudi ruler's abysmal human rights record. WB7 If you are wondering about the morality of a nation or the lack thereof...start at the very top.
Shortly after Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz, the 90-year-old king of Saudi Arabia, died last Friday, the Pentagon and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, paid their respects by inviting college students to participate in a "research and essay competition" in the late monarch's honor. Show More Summary
Having unveiled his non-boots-on-the-ground strategy in September, President Obama's "promise" was quickly proved fragile when General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, indicated to the House of Representatives...Show More Summary
Bloomberg, Republicans Keep Tax-Bill Scorekeeper Picked Under Democrats: U.S. congressional Republicans will retain Thomas Barthold as chief of staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation, which estimates the cost of tax legislation. “Tom has been a strong, nonpartisan leader,” said a joint statement today from Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin...
Yesterday on “Fox News Sunday,” General Martin Dempsey seemed to foreshadow today’s cyber attack on the social media accounts of CENTCOM (U.S. military’s Central Command). Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told host Chris...Show More Summary
Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says the prison and Guantanamo Bay is “a psychological scar on our national values.” Dempsey says the facility at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba “does create a psychological scar on our national values. Whether it should or not, it does.” The U.S. has transferred of [...]
SHADES OF LBJ: Dempsey jokes about White House ‘micromanagement’ of Pentagon. Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was asked in an interview whether he feels his office is being “micromanaged” by the Obama administration, a volatile question that he answered by first jokingly referring his interviewer to the White House. […]
Count the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman among those who believe it's in the national interest to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center. Gen. Martin Dempsey says the facility at the US Navy base in Cuba "does create a psychological scar on our national values. Whether it should or not,...
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
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
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...
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.
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
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
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
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
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