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Meetings with
British Officials
November 2011

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Dempsey Shares Observations on Budget

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT, Nov. 30, 2011 – Fiscal planners are weighing the impact of budget cuts on national security strategy and consulting with the services, combatant commanders, the defense secretary and White House officials, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey said. Story

Chairman Cites Aghanistan Progress

LONDON, Nov. 28, 2011 – The surge of American and NATO forces into Afghanistan has resulted in marked progress there, U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey said during media interviews held in London. Story

Dempsey Focuses on Force Capabilities

LONDON, Nov. 28, 2011 – While visiting London, U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey addressed concerns that the U.S. military is in decline by pointing out that the might of a military is judged by its capabilities, not its size. Story

NATO, Pakistan Seek Resolution

LONDON, Nov. 28, 2011 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during an interview, expressed sympathy for the families of Pakistani soldiers killed by a Nov. 26 airstrike and said NATO and Pakistani officials are working to improve strained relations. Story

Dempsey: World Faces Inflection Point

LONDON, Nov. 28, 2011 – The world may be facing a strategic inflection point as important as the one facing Allied leaders in World War II, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said while delivering the Colin Cramphorn Memorial Lecture at the Policy Exchange in London. Story

Chairman Arrives in London
For Consultations, Outreach

LONDON, Nov. 28, 2011 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has arrived in London for meetings with senior British government officials. Story

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Dempsey Meets With British Leaders, Journalists

Dempsey Meets with British Leaders

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From left, the United Kingdom Special Representative on Afghanistan and Pakistan Mark Sedwill, U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom Louis Susman and U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, descend a staircase at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London Nov. 28, 2011. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen

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