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Michael G. Mullen

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Joe Biden update: He watches START treaty signing

     
    The Democrat VP is actually allowed into the Oval Office along with important people like Hillary Clinton and Admiral Mullen....
  • LIBYA: Arab states could impose a no-fly zone on Libya

     
    The League of Arab States would not rule out imposing a no-fly zone on Libya in conjunction with the African Union if fighting in Libya failed to abate, Reuters news agency reported Wednesday. “The Arab League will not stand with......
  • Gloucester supervisor attends national conference in D.C.

     
    Supervisor Gregory Woodard is joining more than 1,300 elected and appointed officials at the National Association of Counties' 2011 Legislative Conference in Washington D.C., said a county spokeswoman. Woodard is the lone representative from Gloucester --...
  • LIBYA: Pentagon chief Gates cautions against targeting Kadafi

     
    U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates reported success Sunday in imposing a no-fly zone over Libya but cautioned against direct attacks against Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi. Any attacks that go beyond a U.N. mandate calling for the protection of rebel-...
  • Moammar Kadafi and a double effect

     
    Are the United States and its allies trying to assassinate Moammar Kadafi? The official response is no, and Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the other day that Kadafi remaining in power is "certainly,......