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  • **FILE** U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies Feb. 14, 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Armed Services Committee to outline the Pentagon's budget. (Associated Press)

    PRUDEN: How to intimidate a paperclip general

    Political correctness is always petty, often infuriating, and sometimes does no permanent harm. But occasionally it's a threat to the nation's security. When a paperclip general at the Pentagon surrenders to the enemy at the first sound of the popguns, the harm can be permanent.


  • Lt. Col. Matthew Dooley was publicly condemned for training materials that were deemed "academically irresponsible" and was removed as a commander candidate. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army)

    Top brass crush career of Army officer who warned of jihadists

    The Pentagon's top brass has dealt another blow to a decorated Army officer who was fired last year as a war college instructor because of his teachings about radical Islam, his attorney told The Washington Times.


  • Army Lt. Col. Matthew Dooley is fighting back, appealing a negative performance evaluation. (U.S. Army)

    Pentagon report defends ouster of military instructor

    A military college course taught by a decorated Army officer "was overtly negative with respect to Islam" and used "extreme" hypothetical situations to discuss war options, says a Pentagon report sent to Capitol Hill.


  • Army Lt. Col. Matthew Dooley is fighting back, appealing a negative performance evaluation. (U.S. Army)

    Colonel’s class on radical Islam leaves career in limbo

    When Army Lt. Col. Matthew Dooley last year began teaching a class to fellow officers on the dangers of radical Islam, he seemed to have landed in a perfect spot. Today, Col. Dooley finds himself at a dead end while being targeted for criticism by American Islamic groups and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.


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