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Mullen Calls for Long-Term Partnership

BAGHDAD, July 27, 2010 – The United States military is committed over the long-term to a positive, productive partnership with Iraqi security forces, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said during a visit to Baghdad. Story

Chairman Appalled by WikiLeaks Release

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT, July 27, 2010 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said he is “appalled” by the breach of security represented by the WikiLeaks case. Story

Next Seven Months in Afghanistan 'Critical'

CAMP NATHAN SMITH, Afghanistan, July 26, 2010 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told community leaders in Kandahar, Afghanistan, that creating jobs is the key to ridding the area of the Taliban and reassured them that United States will not leave the country until the job there is done. Story

Mullen Thanks Embassy Employees in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 25, 2010 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff emphasized the need for all aspects of national power to contribute to defeating extremists in Afghanistan during an “all-hands” talk at the U.S. embassy in Kabul. Story

Mission Unchanged in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 25, 2010 – The U.S. mission in Afghanistan has not changed, despite its new leadership, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at a news conference in Kabul. Story

Mullen Stresses Commitment to Mission

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 24, 2010 – Navy Adm. Mike Mullen stressed America’s commitment to Afghanistan and the region during interviews with Pakistani TV and print reporters today. Story

Pakistan Sacrifices for Counterterrorism

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 24, 2010 – The Pakistani military and government are grappling with the problems of militants in the country and don’t get enough credit for the sacrifices they are making, according to U.S. military officials here. Story

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