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Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Marty Dempsey Joins Criticism of Trump for Obama War Dead Slur

“POTUS 43 & 44 and first ladies cared deeply, worked tirelessly for the serving, the fallen, and their families,” retired General Marty Dempsey tweeted.

When the Grownups Are the Generals

New York Review of Books: “After the racist violence in Charlottesville and Trump’s incendiary comments about it, the leaders of America’s five military services—that is, the individual members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff—published statements condemning racist hatred. They had [...]

Washington and London: exit plan for Afghanistan? Never!

On 3 October at the Senate's Armed Forces Committee Hearing, Generals James Mattis (Defense Secretary) and Joseph Dunford (Chief of Staff of the Joint Armed Forces) have declared that the US armies would stay indefinitely in Afghanistan so that the Taliban could never hope to return to power. Show More Summary

THE CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF SPEAKS: China is America’s “most significant long-term mil…

THE CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF SPEAKS: China is America’s “most significant long-term military challenge…”

U.S. Military Chief Dunford: China is Main Threat to Security

Bill Gertz Security, Asia The chairman of the joint chiefs of staff set out new US military strategies and policies toward China and Asia in a senate hearing. China was identified this week as posing the most significant long-term military...Show More Summary

Dunford: US should assume we’re in range of North Korean nukes

Stars & Stripes reports that Marine General Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the US should just assume that North Korea can target cities on our mainland with their nuclear weapons. American intelligence officials believe North Korea could be able to strike the U.S. […]

Nation's Top Military Officer Opposes Trump's Trans Ban

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the Senate he advised against the ban and would continue to do so.

China May Take Over North Korea, Russia as Greatest Threat to U.S., Top General Warns

General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said China's rapid military reforms and economic growth threatened U.S. hegemony.

Tension with North Korea more political than military, US chief of staff says

3 weeks agoNews : The Lookout

US relations with North Korea may be "charged" but tensions in the standoff remain political rather than military, the US chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said Tuesday. "While the political space is clearly very charged right now, we haven't seen a change in the posture of North Korean forces," General Joe Dunford told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Retired Adm. Winnefeld: Americans shouldn't panic over N. Korea threat

Retired Adm. Sandy Winnefeld was vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 2011 to 2015. The CBS News military and homeland security analyst also led the military command responsible for preventing air attacks on North America. Winnefeld joins "CBS This Morning" from Denver to discuss rising tensions with North Korea.

South Korea says North fires ballistic missile

South Korea's military says North Korea fired a ballistic from its capital Pyongyang toward the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff on Tuesday said … Click to Continue »

North Korea fires multiple unidentified short=range projectiles

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Multiple outlets are reporting that South Korea has spotted multiple short-range projectiles coming from North Korea. CNN cited the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff saying that the projectile was estimated to have come from Kittaeryong and landed into the ocean east of the Korean Peninsula. North...

Mattis: Number of extra Afghanistan troops still not decided

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

BAGHDAD, Aug 22 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Tuesday he was waiting for a plan from the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff that follows President Donald Trump's South Asia strategy before he makes a decision on how many additional troops to send to Afghanistan. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Erdogan says Turkey and Iran discussing joint action against Kurdish militants

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey and Iran have discussed possible joint military action against Kurdish militant groups, after talks in Ankara last week between the chief of staff of Iran's armed forces and Turkish leaders, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.

US general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack

America's top military official has reiterated his country's pledge to defend Japan against a North Korean missile attack. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in … Click to Continue »

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Avoids “Fire and Fury” Bombast

While his boss was prancing around threatening “fire and fury…the likes of which this world has never seen before,” the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, has been, calmly and deliberately, discussing the North Korean issue with his Chinese counterpart, Army Gen. Fang Fenghui. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. [...]Show More Summary

China Blames U.S. For Collapse In "Military Trust"

For a handful of obvious reasons, now is an awkward time for the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to visit Beijing: the US recently installed a THAAD missile-defense shield in South Korea over China's objections. Tensions have been...Show More Summary

The Latest: Dunford endorses military leaders' tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 7:45 a.m. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford has strongly endorsed the statements by the leaders of the four major U.S. military services, whoShow More Summary

Gen. Dunford visits Asia amid North Korea threats, China trade dispute

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with South Korea's president Monday amid heightened tension with North Korea. President Trump also signed an order to look into China's alleged theft of American intellectual property, drawing ire from the Chinese. Ben Tracy reports.

Mattis Warns North Korea Standoff "Could Escalate Into War Very Quickly"

Less than a day after Joseph Dunford, the commander of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told South Korean President Moon Jae-in that the US is ready to use “the full range of military capabilities to defend our allies and the U.S. homeland,” Defense Secretary and retired Gen. Show More Summary

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