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Veteran US Army General Becomes New Joint Chiefs Chairman

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 3:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Retiring Navy Admiral Mike Mullen, leaving his post as chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said he believes Pakistan is critical to a solution in the region. Mullen spoke at a ceremony outside Washington where his successor, U.S. Army General Martin Dempsey, was sworn in as the nation’s top military officer. The […]

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Veteran US Army General Becomes New Joint Chiefs Chairman

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Retiring Navy Admiral Mike Mullen, leaving his post as chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said he believes there is no solution to the conflict in Afghanistan without Pakistan. Mullen spoke at a ceremony outside Washington where his successor, U.S. Army General Martin Dempsey, was sworn in as the nation’s top military […]

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Veteran US Army General Becomes New Joint Chiefs Chairman

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Army General Martin Dempsey has been sworn in as the nation’s top uniformed officer. At the event outside Washington, President Barack Obama described General Dempsey as one of the military’s most battle-tested officers. The 37-year veteran replaces retiring Navy Admiral Mike Mullen as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Dempsey’s career includes two […]

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Veteran US Army General to Become New Joint Chiefs Chairman

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Army General Martin Dempsey will be sworn as the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Friday. President Barack Obama will be in attendance when the 37-year veteran becomes the nation’s top uniformed officer, replacing retiring Navy Admiral Mike Mullen. Mr. Obama nominated Dempsey to succeed Mullen in May, only a month after […]

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CIA Chief Leaves Pakistan

Posted July 30th, 2011 at 7:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. and Pakistani officials say the top U.S. intelligence official in Islamabad has returned home because of medical reasons. The Central Intelligence Agency’s station chief, who oversaw the intelligence team that found Osama bin Laden, is not expected to return. The man cannot be named because he is undercover and the CIA has not commented […]

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Indonesian President Picks Relative as Army Chief

Posted June 30th, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has appointed his brother-in-law as the country’s new army chief. Pramono Edhie Wibowo will replace retiring General George Toisutta. Wibowo currently commands the military’s Strategic Reserves and is the brother of Mr. Yudhoyono’s wife. Officials have rejected claims of nepotism, saying Wibowo is the best person for the post. Analysts […]

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