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Michael G. Mullen

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  • War memoir skewers leaders

    War memoir skewers leaders
    Surely Kim Barker is the only foreign correspondent to sum up Afghan President Hamid Karzai as "whiny and conflicted, a combination of Woody Allen, Chicken Little and Jimmy Carter," with a national government that "seemed about as effective as a student...
  • Obama monitored Bin Laden operation from White House Situation Room on Sunday

    Obama monitored Bin Laden operation from White House Situation Room on Sunday
    President Obama monitored the operation that led to the death of Osama bin Laden from the White House Situation Room on Sunday, a senior administration official said. National security advisor Tom Donilon, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton,...
  • Blank check for the military will send America the way of the Soviet Union

    Blank check for the military will send America the way of the Soviet Union
    When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, many strategists suggested that the Cold War arms race had bankrupted its economy and caused its downfall. More than 20 years later, it appears that some in Washington are driving the U.S. toward a similar fate....
  • U.S. and Pakistan: Uneasy allies

    U.S. and Pakistan: Uneasy allies
    News that the U.S. has resumed drone strikes in Pakistan, killing at least three suspected militants last week in the tribal areas of North Waziristan along that country's border with Afghanistan, could hardly come at a more delicate moment for U.S.-...
  • Foreign aid keeps us safe

    Now that the so-called supercommittee has failed in its task to find $1.2 trillion in budget cuts over the next decade, if Congress does not manage to reach a deal before 2013, across-the-board cuts will be implemented. These cuts would hit the military...
  • Bin Laden Raid Went 'Hollywood' With White House Help

    Bin Laden Raid Went 'Hollywood' With White House Help
    The White House was defending itself from criticism Wednesday that it's given "high-level" access to Hollywood writers and producers preparing a movie about the May 1st capture--and death--of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. The film is set to be directed...
  • Ending 'Don't ask, don't tell' is about more than gays in the military

    Ending 'Don't ask, don't tell' is about more than gays in the military
    Tuesday marked the end of the Pentagon's nearly two-decade policy barring openly gay, lesbian, or bisexual people from military service. The death of "Don't ask, don't tell" is a big win for the LGBT rights community, but it may be an even bigger win...
  • Mendte On Why Pakistan Shouldn't Be Our Ally

    Mendte On Why Pakistan Shouldn't Be Our Ally
    Here is the Time link : http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/23/world/asia/mullen-asserts-pakistani-role-in-attack-on-us-embassy.html The Stock Market roller coaster, the drama of the UN and American politics have overshadowed a big story. Admiral Michael...
  • A Navy man who hit the ground running

    A Navy man who hit the ground running
    The story is perhaps apocryphal but often told. Adm. Mike Mullen was attending a tony affair dressed in civvies when a woman approached to ask what he did for a living. He replied, "Madam, I'm chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff." The woman answered...
  • Marriage equality and race

    Marriage equality and race
    After narrowly failing to pass a gay marriage bill this year, advocates in Maryland are putting together a savvy and high-powered campaign to persuade a few holdout delegates to embrace the issue. And they're aiming it straight at the constituency that...
  • Obama signs repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell;' 'This is a good day'

     
    Democrat signs legislation by Democratic congressional majorities to repeal Democratic legislation passed and signed by the last Democratic president....