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General Passed Over for Giving Obama Advice

May 31, 2011
President Obama nominated Gen Martin Dempsey on Monday to take over as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the top military adviser to the president Obama's first choice for the job, according to The Washington Post, was Marine Gen James Cartwright, who was reportedly denied the promotion for (more).

Petraeus to Head CIA?

Apr 6, 2011
After many long months of leading U.S. forces in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus is said to be considered for, and considering, the easy and relaxing job of CIA director. Meanwhile, current CIA chief Leon Panetta reportedly has his sights set on the Pentagon.

U.S. Has a Plan to Attack Iran

Aug 2, 2010
Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen told "Meet the Press" on Sunday that the United States has a plan to attack Iran but such an attack would have a "great downside, potentially."However Adm. Mike Mullen told "Meet the Press" that such an attack would have a "great downside, potentially."

Pentagon May Not Wait for Congress on Gays in Military

Feb 2, 2010
Only Congress can overturn the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, but the military may unilaterally make it harder to enforce -- or at least hold up its end of the deal by actually not asking. The Pentagon will reportedly stop acting on accusations of homosexuality by third-party snitches and gay-baiters and will disempower anyone but generals and admirals to discharge people. Update