OK

These are the most recent diaries filed under this tag:
As the AP and the New York Times have reported, Obama administration ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 217 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 05:06 PM PST with 163 Recommends
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, like most people at a senior level under virtually ANY sitting U.S. president, rarely makes carefully crafted public statements ( especially in situations ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 01:02 AM PST with 28 Recommends
Iraq War III is looking more and more like Viet Nam with every passing day... [http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2014/nov/13/us-military-considers-troops-iraq-general US military considers ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 147 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 01:16 PM PST with 39 Recommends
Code Pink is doing the job the Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party should be doing. They are not simply acquiescing to the false narrative being pushed by the Military Industrial Complex. They ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 03:44 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Did Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey contradict himself in front of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee this morning? …“Truly there is no military solution to ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 45 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 11:40 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey says no ground troops to fight Iraq except maybe on a "case-by-case" basis. Speaking before the Senate Armed Services Committee, General Martin Dempsey said ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 170 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 09:59 AM PDT with 64 Recommends
Dragging their feet every step of the way. The president has said that reducing and more effectively responding to military sexual ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 55 comments on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 07:23 AM PST with 30 Recommends
Gen. Martin Dempsey, Sec. Chuck Hagel and Sec. John Kerry testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Sen. John McCain, the nucleus of neocon foreign policy in the Senate, has offered his ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 305 comments on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 08:58 AM PDT with 182 Recommends
On August 17, DEBKAfile, an Israeli defense blog reported that Gen. Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was in Jordan inspecting command and control facilities from which the ...
by leveymg
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Aug 24, 2013 at 07:33 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Just days after playing a key role in ending the log jam over Republican filibustering of President Obama's executive branch nominees, Arizona Sen. John McCain put a roadblock in the front of the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Jul 19, 2013 at 12:55 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
As John McCain launched ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 129 comments on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 06:45 PM PST with 143 Recommends
In 1941 and 1942, the Allies were losing hundreds of ships and millions of tons of cargo to German U-boats in the North Atlantic. With England at risk of starvation, the United States faced the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 217 comments on Sun Sep 16, 2012 at 05:30 PM PDT with 83 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 133 comments on Wed Aug 22, 2012 at 07:44 AM PDT with 310 Recommends
GOP White House hopeful Mitt Romney and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu go way back. Their friendship dates back to the 1980's when, as Governor Romney pointed out during a December GOP ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Mar 01, 2012 at 05:09 PM PST with 15 Recommends
A friendly piece of advice to John McCain : never use the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jan 09, 2012 at 12:46 PM PST with 26 Recommends
There have recently been several remarks by various GOP candidates on how United States military and foreign policy should be decided by the military - inferring that civilian control over the ...
by Shane Hensinger
Comment Count 132 comments on Mon Dec 19, 2011 at 03:50 PM PST with 329 Recommends
As the U.S. launched its invasion of Iraq back in 2003, General David Petraeus famously asked, "...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Dec 17, 2011 at 12:19 PM PST with 12 Recommends
For weeks, rumors have been swirling that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Dec 01, 2011 at 11:42 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Haven't seen this story diaried: Iraqi army has 25% absenteeism, major problems . Happy to delete if it's a repeat. ...
by Mind That
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jun 13, 2007 at 08:40 AM PDT with 2 Recommends