Mullen Reiterates Importance of Engagement with Iran

As noted by Ali on the ThinkProgress blog today, the outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Michael Mullen, appealed yet again for Washington to engage Iran through any channel available in hopes that the two countries will… Continue Reading  

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Be in the know, Sept. 12-16. Chairman Concerned Over Lack of U.S.-Iran Contact – Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service During a stop at the University of Miami yesterday, Navy Adm. Mike Mullen said that the lack of contact between… Continue Reading  

Do Robert Gates And David Petraeus Agree On ‘Linkage?’

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress Jeffrey Goldberg’s report on a meeting of National Security Council Principals Committee (NSC/PC), in which Secretary of Defense Robert Gates expressed frustration with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s intransigence on the peace process and… Continue Reading