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Mike Mullen

  1. george floyd protests
    Defense Secretary: Trump Shouldn’t Invoke Insurrection Act to Quell ProtestsMark Esper may be reflecting military leaders’ reluctance to be politicized by President Trump, who has floated sending military units to cities.
  2. pakistan
    Did Pakistan’s Intelligence Agency Help Afghan Insurgents Attack the U.S. Embassy Last Week?That’s what Mike Mullen says.
  3. mike mullen
    Admiral Mike Mullen Helpfully Illustrates the Idiom ‘Good Soldier’He’s publicly backing President Obama’s plan for Afghanistan, even though the plan goes against Mullen’s counsel.
  4. revolt like an egyptian
    McCain Lands in Libya, Calls Rebels ‘My Heroes’Leading hawk gets hawkier.
  5. don’t ask don’t tell
    Official Results of Pentagon Study: Gay Troops Could Serve Openly Without Hurting Combat ReadinessJust as we’d originally heard.
  6. casualties of war
    Military Warns of Expected Increase in Soldier SuicidesSuicide rates are already high among returning soldiers.
  7. don’t ask don’t tell
    Congress Should Have Waited on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Vote, Mullen SaysChairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff doesn’t want to “electrify” force during two wars.
  8. don’t ask don’t tell
    Military Chiefs of Staff Object to Early ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ CompromiseThey’d rather wait until their much-touted study is completed in December.
  9. gays
    So What Happens Next for ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’?Five potential avenues of progress.
  10. gays
    Colin Powell Supports Ending ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’If “chiefs and commanders are comfortable with moving to change the policy then I support it.”
  11. bons mots
    ‘We Have in Place a Policy Which Forces Young Men and Women to Lie About Who They Are’Admiral Mike Mullen on “Don’t ask, don’t tell” today.
  12. gays
    Military to Stop ‘Aggressively Pursuing’ Action Against Gay Service MembersIn a presentation before the Senate, Pentagon leaders will announce some new plans today.
  13. gays
    Gates and Mullen to Argue Against ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’That Pentagon will detail the steps it’s taking toward preparing for a repeal of the ban.
  14. gays
    Military Steps Up Talks on ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ RepealHigh-level meetings have been called to talk about making good on one of Barack Obama’s campaign promises.