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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Perhaps we're not as free as we think
Topic - Martin E. Dempsey
The surge of an al Qaeda splinter group in Iraq over the past month has depended heavily on support from more secular Sunni factions in the nation, which challenges the Obama administration's policy of making distinctions between extremists and moderate militants in the region.
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told lawmakers Wednesday that two entire Iraqi military divisions — roughly 60,000 troops — once trained by U.S. soldiers, simply dissolved in northern Iraq last week and in some cases even joined forces with advancing Sunni extremists militants in the nation.
Two House Republicans are in a turf battle over how to give President Obama the authority to kill the terrorists who killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya.
A Republican House member is drafting legislation that would authorize the military and intelligence operatives to kill the terrorists who attacked the U.S. diplomatic mission and CIA base in Benghazi, Libya.
Russia certainly has the capability to invade eastern Ukraine, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Saturday, but added that he hasn't determined yet whether the nation's intent is to do so.
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will speak at Virginia Military Institute's spring commencement ceremony.
Republican lawmakers have failed to pin down senior military officials on how they characterized the Benghazi attack to the White House and President Obama on Sept. 11, 2012, the day terrorists stormed a U.S. diplomatic mission and bombed a CIA annex in the eastern Libyan city.
Members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, led by Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss of Georgia, have issued a blistering criticism of Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, who as Joint Chiefs chairman is the nation’s highest-ranking officer and chief military adviser to President Obama.
Lawmakers are trying to rush the 2014 defense policy bill through Congress in less than a week to keep up a decadeslong streak of passing the key piece of legislation that covers defense spending, including military pay.
Young people, beware: That drunken selfie on your Facebook page or obscene rant on your Twitter feed could come back to haunt you — by killing your job prospects. So says the country's top military officer.
The Defense Department and the Veterans Affairs Department are moving too slowly to integrate medical records into a system that would speed up treatment for veterans, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday.
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Wednesday outlined for members of Congress potential targets for a limited U.S. attack on Syria, including those "directly linked to the control of chemical weapons."
Military leaders are not "reticent, weary, or risk averse" to deeper involvement in Syria's 2-year-old civil war, but U.S. military action would do nothing to end the conflict, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told Congress this week.
The top U.S. military officer urged private businesses and lawmakers Thursday to do more to protect the nation from cyber threats, saying "intrusions" into critical networks have increased 17-fold in the last two years.
Keeping two uniformed military leaders on a national security team in flux, President Obama said Wednesday he will renominate Gen. Martin E. Dempsey as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr. as vice chairman.
"If you are asking me, will the Iraqis, at some point, be able to go back on the offensive to recapture the part of Iraq that they've lost, I think that's a really broad campaign-quality question," said Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. "Probably not by themselves."
"As I mentioned, these forces are very much intermingled," said Gen. Martin E. Dempsey in response to several lawmakers, who probed for insight into whether the White House may be close to authorizing airstrikes in Iraq.