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Obama Nominates New Top U.S. Military Officers

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated Marine General Joseph Dunford as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of ...

Our Inherent Resolve to Name the Campaign Against ISIS

Kipp Friedman | Posted 12.23.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

As you know, we have been tasked by POTUS with coming up with a new nickname for our operation against the Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

Pentagon Should Get Only One Year To Fix Sexual Assault Problem

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The claim from every head of the armed services that the military can solve this problem and leave intact the chain of command issues is about to be tested. Issue your orders to your subordinates. Let it be known that the "look the other way" and "boys will be boys" culture is over.

War Economy: The Selling of Afghanistan, 2011

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The last president's legacy was tarnished when he declared "Mission Accomplished" too soon. It would be tragic if this president declared victory too late.

Michael Sky is Dying

Norm Stamper | Posted 07.20.2011 | Books
Norm Stamper

Unless you live on a small, green island off Washington State, or haven't read his books or participated in his workshops, you've probably not heard of Michael Sky. He is a dear friend, and he is dying.

Under Obama "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Will Pass Away

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

I am confident that Mr. Obama will work to end the ban on lesbians and gays serving openly in the military. Why am I so confident? Because Barack Obama said so.

Joint Chiefs Chairman "Felt Very Good, Very Positive" After Meeting With Obama

Washington Post | Karen DeYoung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Adm. Michael Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, went unarmed into his first meeting with the new commander in chief -- no aides, no Po...

Joint Chief Of Staff Chairman Warns Soldiers To Stay Out Of Politics

NY Times | Thom Shanker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has written an unusual open letter to all those in uniform, warning them to stay out of politics as the nati...

Bush Bypassing Several Levels Of Chain Of Command To Give Petraeus Priveledged Voice On Iraq

Washington Post | Michael Abramowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For months, a debate raged at the top levels of the Bush administration over how quickly to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Iraq. But the discussi...

Two-Front War: Troops In Iraq For Surge May Be Needed In Afghanistan

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Faced with the demands of fighting a two-front war, the Joint Chiefs warned President Bush Wednesday that more U.S. troops may soon be needed in Afgha...