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Joint Chiefs Chairman Calls For Guantanamo Closure, Calling It A 'Psychological Scar'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

On the 13th anniversary of the United States' military prison on the island of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs...

Will the Neocons Eat French Fries Once Again?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Here is a nation they maligned so much a decade ago which now is doing for President Obama what it refused to do for Bush -- join in what neocons like to do best: bomb, bomb, bomb. Should the neocons be grateful to the French?

Dempsey Approved For Another Term

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved the nomination of Army Gen. Martin Dempsey for another two-year term as chairman of the...

John McCain Drops Threat Against Obama Nominee

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain is dropping his threat to block Gen. Martin Dempsey's nomination for a second term as chairman of the Joint Chiefs...

Obama Nominee Faces Intense Pressure From McCain, Others

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Two senior senators pressed Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, for his assessment about the use of U.S...

McCain Vows To Block Obama Nominee

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Sen. John McCain says he will block Gen. Martin Dempsey's nomination for a second term as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Sta...

Obama Names New Joint Chiefs Head

AP | By ROBERT BURNS | Posted 07.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama moved Monday to complete an overhaul of his national security team, selecting Army Gen. Martin Dempsey as the nex...