21May, 2019

Obama’s Top General Slams Trump Military Pardons as ‘Abdication of Moral Responsibility’

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Washington Examiner| May 21, 2019
By John Gage

Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey slammed President Trump for his plan to pardon several military members charged with war crimes.
“Absent evidence of innocence or injustice the wholesale pardon of US service members accused of war crimes signals our troops and allies that we don’t take the Law of Armed Conflict seriously. Bad […]

21Mar, 2019

Retired General Officer Optimistic About Future

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RedstoneRocket | March 20, 2019
By Wendy Reeves

During times of political and economic turmoil, retired Gen. Martin Dempsey offered hope when he spoke at the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Distinguished Lecture Series.

“Fear is such a powerful, powerful emotion,” Dempsey told a crowd of about 250 business and community leaders at the UAH Student Services Building […]

13Mar, 2019

In a Complicated Time, U.S. Leadership Requires Allies, says Former Chair of Joint Chiefs

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville | March 12, 2019
By Jim Steele

In a connected world awash in 24-hour news cycle information and disinformation, the United States will continue its vital global leadership role as long as its leaders remember the reasons for established global alliances, Gen. Martin Dempsey told defense and community leaders at The University […]

5Feb, 2019

Tom Brokaw: The Demands of Leadership

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Mr. Brokaw recalls a meeting with Gen. Martin Dempsey in Iraq.

The New York Times | February 5, 2019
By Tom Brokaw, Opinion
To the Editor:
Re “The General and His Tweets,” by Carol Giacomo (Editorial Observer, Feb. 2):
The tweets about leadership by Martin Dempsey, the retired Army general, reminded me of a meeting I had with him in Iraq, where […]

13Nov, 2018

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Says There is ‘no plan for soldiers to come in contact with immigrants’

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The Duke Chronicle | November 6, 2018
By Xinchen Li

Gen. Joseph Dunford—chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff—delivered a talk Monday night about the U.S. military in a time of geopolitical strain.

As the Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and the nation’s highest-ranking and senior-most military officer, Dunford said his responsibility is to ensure the U.S. military is […]

6Nov, 2018

Several Former Military Leaders Speak Out Against Troops Sent To U.S.-Mexico Border

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National Public Radio | November 5, 2018
By Mary Louise Kelly

MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:

A wasteful deployment of overstretched soldiers and Marines – that is one reaction to President Trump’s decision to send U.S. troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. And that reaction comes from a former chairman of the joint chiefs, retired General Martin Dempsey. He is […]

3Nov, 2018

Former Generals Worry that Trump’s Border Mission Uses Troops as a Political Tool

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Washington Post | November 2, 2018
By Greg Jaffe and Dan Lamothe

President Trump’s decision to send as many as 15,000 troops to the southern border has drawn sharp and unusual criticism from former military leaders, who have called the deployment “wasteful” and raised worries that the president might be using the military as a political tool […]

15Aug, 2018

America’s former top military official chides Trump’s ‘Space Force’ proposal, says it was ‘raffled off,’ and tells Congress to ‘sort this out’

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Business Insider | August 10, 2018
By John Haltiwanger

President Donald Trump’s call for the Department of Defense to create a new branch of the military dubbed the “Space Force” continues to face opposition from former and current military officials.

The latest example came from former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, who on Friday […]

9May, 2018

America’s Anti-Iran Push May Get Harder with Nuclear Deal Pullout

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Reuters | May 9, 2018
By Phil Stewart

The United States risks greater isolation and unpredictability in its anti-Iran drive after President Donald Trump opted to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal despite warnings from European allies, advisers and even some fellow Republicans, experts say.

Trump said on Tuesday he was withdrawing the United States from the […]

4May, 2018

Listen, Amplify, Include: Leadership for the Modern Age

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BRINK | May 3, 2018
Interview with David Gillespie

An interview with Gen. Martin Dempsey, Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff & Ori Brafman, Lecturer at University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business

Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Berkeley professor Ori Brafman come from very different backgrounds. One is a 41-year veteran of […]