Tag Archive: Mike Mullen

Feb 21

Mission Essential

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It’s getting easier to find people inside Washington’s Beltway who want to cut the fat from the Pentagon budget. Scaling back military spending isn’t just for the most progressive members of Congress anymore. Even the tea-partying Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) favors defense cuts. The growing tide of support for reining in profligate Pentagon spending includes …

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Jul 13

Washington’s physics problem in Iraq

By Chris Toensing The Joint Chiefs of Staff, says its chairman Adm. Mike Mullen, has a “physics problem.” According to a 2008 accord between the United States and Iraq, the U.S. military is to be evacuated from Mesopotamia — down to the last tank mechanic and dishwasher — by the close of the calendar year. …

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Mar 24

Support from the homefront more important than ever

In recent months, from the highest ranks of the U.S. Military, we’ve heard a growing concern that the American public is losing touch with our service men and women, veterans and their family members, and the critical sacrifices they make on our behalf. Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, recently testified …

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