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Gen. Kenneth McKenzie

Pentagon: Syria Struck From All Sides, No Missiles Intercepted

Posted by Paul McLeary on


WASHINGTON: In one of the largest coordinated international air operations in years, over 100 American, British and French guided missiles slammed into three Syrian chemical weapons facilities early Saturday morning, launched from an armada of aircraft, submarines, and ships offshore. The Pentagon was careful Saturday to say that the assault didn’t seek to topple the… Keep reading →

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Joint Staff Must Boost Global Coordination; No New Powers Needed: J5

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


  ARMY WAR COLLEGE: Global conflicts require global military decisions so the Joint Staff must step up to coordinate operations around the world, said a top aide to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. But, Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie told faculty and officer-students at the Army War College here, the Joint Staff can manage this… Keep reading →

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Marine QDR Rep: Small Is Beautiful For 2014 Strategic Review

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


PENTAGON: Even the name is cumbersome. The congresionally-mandated strategic exercise known as the Quadrennial Defense Review has a reputation, hardly undeserved, for being ponderous, bureaucratic, and irrelevant — to the point that some policymakers want to kill the QDR altogether. But the QDR chief for the smallest of the services, Marine Maj. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie,… Keep reading →

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Kill The QDR? Rep. Randy Forbes Says Still Time To Fix It – EXCLUSIVE

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


[updated Tuesday 1/29 with Rep. Forbes’ recommendations & McKeon selections for QDR independent panel] WASHINGTON: It’s that time again. Though delayed by the still-unsettled strife over sequestration and the continuing resolution, deep inside the Pentagon the ponderous machinery of the Quadrennial Defense Review is gearing up. But this may be the QDR’s last chance. With… Keep reading →

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