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Former general pleads guilty in false leak probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has pleaded guilty to making false statements during an investigation into a leak of classified information about a covert cyberattack on Iran's nuclear facilities. [...]Show More Summary

James Cartwright charged in release of classified information

According to NBC2, former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General James Cartwright is due in court today to answer to charges that he lied to investigators in regards to some classified information he released; Cartwright…falsely told investigators that he was not the source of classified information contained in a book by New […]

US General with Irish Roots Made Honorary British Knight

A retired U.S. Army general and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff with Irish roots has been made an honorary British knight.

US general charged with lying to FBI in ‘Stuxnet’ leak case

last weekNews : The Raw Story

A retired U.S. Marine Corps general who last served as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been charged with making false statements to the FBI during an investigation into leaks of classified information, according to a federal indictment released on Monday. Four-star General James...

N. Korea Soldier Walks Across DMZ to Defect

South Korea's military said Thursday that a North Korean soldier had crossed the border between the rivals to defect. South Korea's Joint Chief of Staff said military officials were investigating the North Korean solider, who defected across the central-east portion of the military demarcation line, which is inside the 2....

Drip, drip, drip; 615 more US troops to Iraq

Our buddy, Kristina Wong at The Hill reports that the Pentagon is sending another 615 US troops to Iraq to augment the 4700 troops already there. “At the request of myself and [Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford], and with the support and approval of [Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi], President […]

Joint Chiefs Chairman Rejects Obama Plan to Share Syria Intel with Russia

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford has just gone where no JCS chairman has ever gone before! Unsurprisingly, it took a Marine general to stand up to President Barack Obama in the wake of yet another of his dubious national security decisions. The same mindless Obama/Kerry negotiating team […]

Senator seeking investigation into general who lived in contractor's home

4 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Sen. Claire McCaskill called on the Pentagon to investigate ties that a general on the Joint Chiefs of Staff had to a defense contractor.        

Joint Staff general's girlfriend problem grounds career

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An Army National Guard general on the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been fired from his job following an extramarital affair.        

JAYVEE: Islamic State launches chemical attack against U.S., Iraqi forces, Pentagon confirms. Cha…

JAYVEE: Islamic State launches chemical attack against U.S., Iraqi forces, Pentagon confirms. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee “mustard blister agent” was released in the vicinity of a military airfield in the western part of al Qayyara, about 40 miles south of Mosul, […]

Cartoon: Powell Joins the Club

I saw an interview last week where a pundit was asked to comment on the content of former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell having his emailed hacked. He refused because he didn’t think it was appropriate to reward those who violated his privacy. I really respect that. [...]Show More Summary

Top U.S. military official: Syria cease-fire not derailed

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Gen. Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, still hopes to end fighting in Syria.        

"American Exceptionalism" on Display in Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry has worked tirelessly to end the bloodshed in Syria. Yet he has been on the receiving end of criticism and pushback from Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter and the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It appears those who run the U.S. Show More Summary

Theatre of War: Sophocles’ Message for American Veterans

On the fifteenth anniversary of 9/11, I went to see two classical Greek tragedies about the toll of war on the human psyche. General Joseph Dunford, Jr., the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the highest-ranking officer in the U.S. Show More Summary

North Korea Conducts Its 5th Test Of Nuclear Weapon

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff estimates the yield was 10 kilotons, which is almost twice that of a January test and would be the country's largest blast yet.

North Korea fires three ballistic missiles into sea: South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired three ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Monday, South Korea's Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement.

Morning Bits

A moving tribute to the recently deceased chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President Reagan, John William Vessey Jr.: “There aren’t any Ronald Reagans on the ballot this year — or even Jimmy Carters. There certainly aren’t any Jack Vesseys. We’re not likely ever to find the former again. But Gen. Vessey would tell you […]

Colin Powell Kept His Charity While Sec of State

Matthew Yglesias, Vox: In 1997, after a distinguished career in military service that culminated with stints as national security adviser under Ronald Reagan and chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton, Colin Powell launched a charity. Show More Summary

AI 'Terminator' Arms to Be Developed by 'Someone' - US General

An artificially intelligent, autonomous Terminator killing machine that excludes or absolves human decision-makers of responsibility will likely be developed, US Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chair Gen. Paul Silva said on Thursday.

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