Joint Chiefs of Staff
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (L) and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.Martin Dempsey take a question during a press briefing at the Pentagon in Washington on May 17, 2013.
Look, when Admiral Mike Mullen was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, he was asked what the greatest threat to national security is. Instead of saying 'China,' he replied: 'the national debt.' That should tell you something about the situation we're in
made it very clear that his view as a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (was) that there were nothing within range that could have made a difference.
Mike Mullen, who was part of this report and indeed worked very closely with all of us and shared many of the responsibilities directly with me, made it very clear that his view as a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff that there were nothing within range that could have made a differenceMore quotes »
Joint chiefs chairman in Afghanistan for talks
-- A weekend visit to Afghanistan by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is aimed at assessing the type and level of additional training that U.S. troops could provide to Afghan defense forces after 2014.Gen. Martin Dempsey, who arrived at Bagram Air Read more »
Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf buried at West Point
international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein 's forces out of Kuwait in 1991 when Powell was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff . Schwarzkopf was 78 when he died of complications from pneumonia on Dec. 27 in Tampa .Though lauded as one of the brighter Read more »
US ready to strike back on China cyberattacks
Army's cyber-command, which is under the direct authority of the General Staff Department, China's version of the Joint Chiefs of Staff . As such, its activities would be likely to be authorized at the highest levels of China's military.The release of Mandiant's Read more »
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‘A nickel isn’t worth a dime today’
Sept. 22, 2011, in a speech to business executives Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said, “Debt is the biggest threat to U.S. national security.” When the leader of the people famous for $800 hammers and $640 toilet seats has to 5:14 AM from Dakota Voice Read more »
N Korea fires fifth missile in three days
UN chief Ban Ki-Moon. The latest firing - the fifth in three days - was confirmed by a spokesperson for the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff, who said it was unclear if the North was testing guided missiles or rockets from multiple launchers. "We are still 4:02 AM from News24 Read more »
Department of Defense News Briefing with Secretary Hagel and Gen. Dempsey from the Pentagon
Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) News Transcript Presenter: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin E. Dempsey SECRETARY OF DEFENSE CHUCK HAGEL: Good afternoon. Thank you for coming. I'm sorry we had to from GlobalSecurity.org Read more »
Russia’s game-changing gambit in Syria
decision that will embolden the regime and prolong the suffering,” said General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, at a Pentagon news conference on Friday. “It’s ill-timed and very unfortunate.” Apart from the S-300 systems, the Syrians from The Hindu Read more »
Dempsey slams Russia for giving Syria anti-ship missiles, says they'll 'prolong the suffering'
a war that Washington and Moscow have been promising to work together on stopping. Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, criticized what he called an "unfortunate decision that will embolden the regime and prolong the suffering." He spoke from Minneapolis Star Tribune Read more »