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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

3 weeks 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

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

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford warns North Korea that U.S. military is 'ready'

last monthNews : USAToday: News

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in South Korea on Sunday.        

Full Mullen Interview: China is the Key to Solving North Korea Tensions

last monthNews : The Newsroom

In an exclusive interview on Meet the Press, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen (Ret.) tells Chuck Todd that military options have always been available, but it would be better to defuse North Korean tensions with China's help.

Adm. Mullen 'Extremely Concerned' Over 'Strong Rhetoric' Between U.S. And North Korea

Adm. Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chief of Staffs, told NBC News that the heated rhetoric coming from North Korea and the U.S. "has taken away options -- for leaders to make decisions." Mullen joined Chuck Todd on Meet the...Show More Summary

The Latest: US seeks 'effective' ties with China's military

The Latest on the North Korea crisis (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says he's aiming to further develop a working relationship with … Click to Continue »

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's war of words

National security correspondent David Martin explains the threat of nuclear attack by North Korea - and what the U.S. response could be - with Admiral James Winnefeld, former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Obama Administration.

Adm. James Winnefeld on N. Korea: "Let them stew in their own juice"

Retired Navy Adm. James "Sandy" Winnefeld was vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for four years under the Obama administration and was previously tasked with preventing air attacks against North America as commander of NORAD....Show More Summary

South Korea's Moon taps Air Force chief to head Joint Chiefs of Staff

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday named Air Force General Jeong Kyeong-doo to lead the country's Joint Chiefs of Staff amid tensions with North Korea, which continues to carry out provocations in defiance of international sanctions.

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: August 7, 2017

MORE THAN 50 HOUSE DEMS URGE MATTIS TO REJECT “UNCONSTITUTIONAL DIRECTIVE” BANNING TRANSGENDER MILITARY SERVICE: In a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford Jr. sentShow More Summary

Tweets Don’t Actually Change Military Transgender Policies, Boy Scouts Apologize for Trump Speech, Latest on ‘Skinny Repeal’: P.M. Links

2 months agoNews : Reason

Making it clear that President Donald Trump's tweets technically don't count as policy changes, the chairman of Joint Chiefs of staff sent out a memo to military leaders telling them there will be no changes to the current policy onShow More Summary

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