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Operation New Dawn
  September 2010

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Mullen Gets Afghanistan Updates in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 3, 2010 – Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed progress and challenges in Afghanistan with top military and diplomatic officials during a three-hour visit to Kabul. Story

Objective in Pakistan is Simply to Help

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Sept. 2, 2010 - Though relief efforts may help people in flood-ravaged Pakistan and the rest of the world sees the United States in a more favorable light than they had before, the U.S. objective here simply is to help, Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said. Full Story

Mullen Notes Signifigant Progress in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Sept. 1, 2010 – On his way to Baghdad to see the U.S. combat mission officially transfer to the civilian-led Operation New Dawn, Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, paused to take stock of the progress he’s seen in Iraq since he took office in 2007. Story

Mullen Meets With Eucom, Africom Leaders

STUTTGART, Germany, Aug. 31, 2010 – Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with leaders of U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command, both of which have their headquarters in Germany. Story

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News Can’t Convey Scope of Floods

KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 3, 2010 – Media coverage is inadequate to convey the scope of the floods that have ravaged Pakistan for more than a month, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today.

Navy Adm. Mike Mullen yesterday toured flood-stricken areas of Pakistan with Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, the Pakistani army’s chief of staff.

During this morning’s flight from Pakistan’s capital of Islamabad to Kabul, Mullen told reporters he was taken aback by the scope and the massive scale of what he saw. Full Story

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