Martin Dempsey

Type: Person
Name: Martin Dempsey
Title: Commander
Organization: Multinational Security Transition Command in Iraq
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Martin Dempsey
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 6 mins ago - 1 reports

Are U.S. 'Boots on the Ground' Inevitable in Fight Against the Islamic State?

Since announcing the expansion of the military campaign against the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, earlier this month, President Barack Obama has repeatedly pledged not to send American troops into a ground war against the terrorist ... [Published US News & World Report - 11 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Calls for brass to resign add to debate over Mideast policy | Military Times

Recent calls for the Pentagons top brass to resign in protest of President Obamas policy toward Iraq and Syria may pack a political punch, but they rest on no actual historical precedent.A retired Marine colonel sparked a brushfire online this week when ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Mabus: Review of women joining SEALs on track

A U.S. Special Operations Command report on integrating women into the elite Navy SEAL community was due back in July, but officials aren’t able to confirm whether it’s been completed or when leadership will be briefed. Still, the the service is on track ... [Published Air Force Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

101st Airborne Troops Headed to Liberia in Ebola Fight Sep 30, 2014

The commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division and 700 of his troops will head to Liberia in late October as the military steps up its response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, the Pentagon announced Tuesday.The "Screaming Eagle" troops from ... [Published Military.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

US Noncommittal over Buffer Zone on Turkey's Borders

ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The United States has reacted coolly to the insistence of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an that a buffer zone for Turkey's borders with Iraq and Syria and a no-fly zone over Syria be created.US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and ... [Published HighBeam Research - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Send in the troops: Obama changes the deal, again

© Reuters / Jonathan ErnstO-Bomber: You know he is lying because his mouth is moving.Publicly announcing that US intelligence agencies " underestimated " the presence and activity of Islamic State militants in Syria, US President Barack Obama in an interview ... [Published Sott.net - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Gen.: US bombings won't destroy ISIL

US Air Force Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian believes that US airpower alone will not destroy the ISIL terrorist group as the bombing campaign continues in Iraq and Syria. In a press conference on Monday, Harrigian, Air Force assistant deputy chief of staff ... [Published Press tv - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Don’t rule out US ground troops back in Iraq - Opinion

Why would Gen. Martin Dempsey, the level-headed chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who is not known for challenging presidential authority, tell Congress that U.S. military personnel might have to deploy with Iraqi units for the campaign against the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Cost of war against Islamic State nears $1 billion

In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, a F-15E Strike Eagle...The cost to taxpayers of the air war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is approaching $1 billion and would soar even higher if U.S. ground troops are ... [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS Campaign Tab at $1B, Could Top $22B A Year

American airstrikes against the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria and Iraq have already cost nearly $1 billion and could cost as much as $22 billion a year if a ground forces are sent to the region to tackle the threat, a new report estimates.According to ... [Published NewsMax.com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

US ‘wants boots on the ground in Iraq’

A political expert says the United States and its allies are trying to find an excuse for the deployment of ground forces to the militancy-plagued Iraq. Jahi Issa, a former professor of African Studies at Delaware State University, made the remarks during ... [Published Press tv - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Chuck Hagel: Pentagon Seeks More Funding for ISIS Airstrike Campaign

Chuck HagelDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel has said the Pentagon will ask Congress for more funds to continue U.S. strike operations to defeat the Islamic State militants, Defense News reported Friday .“We’re working now with the appropriate [congressional] ... [Published Executive Gov - Sep 29 2014]

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...we're establishing command and control nodes, logistics hubs, training for health care workers, and providing engineering support," Dempsey said. "the protection of our men and women is my priority as we seek to help those in africa and work together to stem the tide of this crisis."
"a buffer zone might at some point become a possibility, but that's not part of our campaign plan presently" Dempsey said

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Calls for brass to resign add to debate over Mi... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Deal keeps US troops in Afgh... [Published The Hill - 6 hours ago]
Mabus: Review of women joining SEALs on track [Published Air Force Times - 6 hours ago]
101st Airborne Troops Headed to Liberia in Ebol... [Published Military.com - 8 hours ago]
Calls for brass to resign add to debate over Mi... [Published Air Force Times - 8 hours ago]
Are U.S. 'Boots on the Ground' Inevitable in Fi... [Published US News & World Report - 11 hours ago]
Pentagon Warns It Can't Continue to Police the ... [Published National Defense Magazine - 11 hours ago]
US Noncommittal over Buffer Zone on Turkey's Bo... [Published HighBeam Research - 13 hours ago]
Poll: Majority of Troops Oppose 'Troops on the ... [Published REASON Online - 13 hours ago]
Poll: Majority of Troops Oppose 'Troops on the ... [Published Hit & Run - 13 hours ago]
Nearly $1bn already spent on US military campai... [Published PrisonPlanet - 20 hours ago]
Gen.: US bombings won't destroy ISIL [Published Press tv - Sep 30 2014]
US consolidates new Asia Pacific strategy [Published Want China Times - Sep 30 2014]
Don’t rule out US ground troops back in Iraq - ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]
Neocons’ Noses Into the Syrian Tent [Published Consortium News - Sep 29 2014]
Where’s the Outrage? US Airstrikes on ISIS Have... [Published RushLimbaugh.com - Sep 29 2014]
Cost of war against Islamic State nears $1 billion [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 29 2014]
For Obama At The U.N., What A Difference A Year... [Published Virtual Jerusalem - Sep 29 2014]
Americans Resigned to Ground Troops in ISIS War [Published PrisonPlanet - Sep 29 2014]
The Future of Syria [Published Project Syndicate - Sep 29 2014]
Obama Is Getting Shredded For Throwing The Inte... [Published Business Insider - Sep 29 2014]
What Next? [Published Inter Press Service - Sep 29 2014]
US Sen. fears open-ended Syria war [Published Press tv - Sep 29 2014]
ISIS Campaign Tab at $1B, Could Top $22B A Year [Published NewsMax.com - Sep 29 2014]
US ‘wants boots on the ground in Iraq’ [Published Press tv - Sep 29 2014]
Chuck Hagel: Pentagon Seeks More Funding for IS... [Published Executive Gov - Sep 29 2014]
Likely ISIL Ops Costs Up To $3.B A Year, Unless... [Published Breaking Defense - Sep 29 2014]
The Obama-military complex [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 29 2014]
Boehner: US May ‘Have No Choice’ About Boots on... [Published CNS News - Sep 29 2014]
Send in the troops: Obama changes the deal, again [Published Sott.net - Sep 29 2014]
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Poll: Majority of Troops Oppose 'Troops on the ... [Published Hit & Run - 13 hours ago]
<p><img alt="" height="188" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/zevans@reason.com/bush-obama-white-house.jpg?h=188&w=250" title="Peas in a pod.|||White House" width="250" style="float: right;"/&gt;You know who really doesn't want troopson the ground ...
Questions Surround Al Qaeda Cell Khorasan's Abi... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 27 2014]
The threat posed by Khorasan was not as "imminent" as top US officials have suggested, and the Al Qaeda terror cell did not appear to be as "aspirational" as suggested,  according to a senior American official . Bruce O. Riedel, a former CIA analyst ...
‘Everyone should contribute': Broadening coalit... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 26 2014]
BEIRUT — American warplanes and drones hit The Islamic State in Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) tanks, Humvees, checkpoints and bunkers in airstrikes Friday targeting the extremists in Syria and Iraq, as the U.S.-led coalition expanded to include Britain, Denmark ...
Pentagon: Airstrikes Alone Will Not Defeat Isla... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 26 2014]
(Washington, D.C.) -- The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) secretary and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told reporters today that airstrikes alone will not defeat the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq.   DOD Secretary Chuck Hagel said ...
Brookings Experts on the U.S.-led Strikes on IS... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Sep 26 2014]
As U.S.-led air strikes proceed against ISIS and other targets in Syria and Iraq, Brookings experts continue to offer their insight on and recommendations for the path forward. Assessing U.S. Strategy In a new piece today on the Iran@Brookings blog, ...
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Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to... [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
U.S. general says ground forces cannot be ruled... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 16 2014]
Dempsey says U.S. strikes in Syria won't be "sh... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 16 2014]
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