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  • Pentagon lifts U.S. ban on women in combat

    January 24, 2013 | 1:56 pm

    The Pentagon lifted its ban on women in front-line combat roles on Thursday in a historic step toward gender equality in the U.S. armed forces after 11 years of nonstop war, during which the front lines were often not clearly defined.

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and General...

  • Joint Chiefs’ Dempsey: Israel and U.S. see Iran threat differently

    August 20, 2012 | 10:22 am

    Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Israel is facing an “existential” threat from Iran that the United States does not view with the same urgency.

    Dempsey made the remarks to reporters late Sunday while on a flight to Afghanistan, and they were...

  • Mullen upbeat on Israel-Turkey ties

    July 26, 2011 | 12:12 pm

    The outgoing U.S. military chief voiced confidence in the survival of Israeli-Turkish ties.

    Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was asked during a news conference Monday about the regional ramifications should Jerusalem and Ankara not manage to mend relations...