WASHINGTON — The nation’s top military leader told Congress on Tuesday that if President Barack Obama’s expanded military campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails, he would recommend that the United States consider deploying American ground forces to Iraq.
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says Iraqi security forces are capable of defending Baghdad but are unable to act unilaterally to launch an offensive to seize back territory occupied by a Sunni insurgent group.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
White House Reaffirms Syrian Rebel Support as Pentagon Outlines Options, Risks…
By News Desk
Army Gen. Martin Dempsey is expected to replace Adm. Mike Mullen as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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