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Travels with Dempsey, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

November 2012

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U.S.-Australia Conference Points to Possibilities

While the latest Australia-U.S. Ministerial Conference in Perth, Australia, was more concerned with the maintenance of the alliance, the discussions do point to interesting possibilities for the two countries in the future. Story

Chairman Confers With Crucial Pacific Allies

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has met with the military leaders of America’s three closest allies in the Asia-Pacific region during his current overseas trip. Story

Dempsey Looks at Changes to U.S. Global Footprint

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is ready to move on to the next step of determining the footprint of U.S. troops based overseas. Story

Chairman Expects ‘Measured Response’ to Iranian Threats

The attempted shootdown of an unmanned U.S. Predator aircraft is the latest example of a pattern of disturbing behavior by Iran, and the United States will take “a measured response,” the chairman said. Story

Dempsey Says He’s Listened, Learned During Korea Visit

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said he has learned a lot during his visit to Korea and will put that information to use when he returns to Washington. Story