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Dempsey: US-Israel Alliance Absolutely Crucial

In final visit to Israel as US Army chief, Martin Dempsey hails crucial alliance. Yaalon warns: 30 terror groups operating in Syria alone.Uzi Baruch, 6/9/2015, 5:56 PM

Dempsey: We Can Strike Iran Despite S-300 Sale

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says Washington knows all about the system Russia is selling to Iran.Elad Benari, 4/17/2015, 6:13 AM

Dempsey: Escalating Airstrikes on ISIS a Mistake

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff warns that escalating bombing raids against ISIS would be wrong.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2015, 1:13 AM

Sources: Iran in Charge of Major Iraq Battle

The US and Iran have been cooperating in fighting ISIS forces in Iraq, sources in the country said.Yaakov Levi, 3/6/2015, 1:13 AM

Fears that Tikrit Operation May See Massacres

Shi'ite revenge killings topic of concern in key battle for strategic ISIS stronghold, as US notes 'most overt conduct of Iranian support.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2015, 7:49 PM

Dempsey: Israel Tried to Limit Civilian Casualties

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says Israel is not interested in creating civilian casualties in Gaza.Ben Ariel, 11/7/2014, 5:12 AM

Dempsey: Arabs Should Join Campaign Against IS

Gen. Martin Dempsey says the success of the campaign against IS depends on getting more Arab help.Ben Ariel, 9/22/2014, 4:15 AM

White House Insists: No Ground Forces in Iraq

Despite comments by General Dempsey, White House spokesman insists the U.S. will not deploy ground forces against IS in Iraq.Ben Ariel, 9/17/2014, 5:13 AM

Dempsey Calls for Iraq Ground Operation

Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff tells Congress he recommends escalation Obama has opposed with disastrous results on the ground.Ari Yashar, 9/16/2014, 10:46 PM

'Moderate' Rebels Scoff at US Threats Against ISIS

Obama Administration's threats against Islamic State in Syria a mere 'tickle' to the terrorist group, Free Syrian Army spokesman says.Tova Dvorin, 8/25/2014, 9:44 PM

Dempsey Won't Rule Out Military Action in Iraq

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says direct action may be taken if ISIS threatens American interests.Elad Benari, 7/4/2014, 5:44 AM

Dempsey: Israel Knows We'll Strike Iran if Need Be

Israel and the United States are in agreement about the Iranian threat, says chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.Elad Benari, 4/3/2014, 3:43 AM

Israeli and USA Army Chiefs Meet in Jerusalem

IDF Chief of Staff, US Joint Chief of Staff meet in Jerusalem, emphasize strength of relationship despite political differences.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 4/1/2014, 1:13 AM

Visit Reveals Warmth of US-Israel Military Ties

Analysis: what we can glean from the body language of the visiting general's photo-ops?Gil Ronen, 3/31/2014, 9:17 AM

Yaalon Tells Gen. Dempsey: 'This Week is Critical'

Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff is in Israel, meets Defense Minister Yaalon and Lt. Gen. Gantz.Gil Ronen, Yoni Kempinski, 3/30/2014, 9:10 PM

US Military Chief to Visit Israel This Weekend

Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey to visit Israel as State Dept. still fumes over Ya'alon's criticism of US policy.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 3/29/2014, 8:53 PM

US 'Would Back Israel in Event of Iran Strike'

General Martin Dempsey notes ongoing security pact with Israel, hails Jewish state as 'example of what could be' in the Middle East.Tova Dvorin, 11/19/2013, 2:32 PM

Dempsey: Syria War Would Cost One Billion a Month

An attack against Syria's chemical weapons would be complicated – not to mention very expensive, says US military chief Martin Dempsey.David Lev, 9/1/2013, 4:36 PM

Netanyahu: Iranian Threat Dwarfs All the Others

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met on Tuesday evening with the U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey.Elad Benari, 8/14/2013, 5:15 AM

Dempsey Meeting Netanyahu

Chairman of U.S. Joint Chiefs is in Israel, will deal with the Syrian civil war and Sinai terrorism.Gil Ronen, 8/13/2013, 1:51 PM

Dempsey in Israel to Talk About Syria and Iran

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff arrives in Israel to discuss issues such as Syria and a possible Israeli strike in Iran.Elad Benari, 8/5/2013, 6:13 AM

Dempsey: No-Fly Zone Would Cost Billions

Imposing a no-fly zone over Syria would cost $1 billion a month and put U.S. aircraft at risk of being shot down, assesses General Dempsey.Elad Benari, 7/23/2013, 5:44 AM

Blair, US Disagree as Assad Gains on Rebels

Quartet envoy Tony Blair, US officials disagree on how to deal with Syria as Pres. Assad gains on increasingly fragmented opposition forces.Chana Ya'ar, 7/8/2013, 2:46 PM

Dempsey: Selling Missiles to Syria Emboldens Assad

Russia's shipment of anti-ship missiles to Syria will "embolden" the regime, General Martin Dempsey says.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/18/2013, 1:09 AM

Panetta Admits Supporting Arming Syrian Rebels

Obama's two top defense officials tell Senate they supported a plan to provide weapons to the Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, 2/8/2013, 3:44 AM

Gantz Given Legion of Merit by Dempsey

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz awarded the Legion of Merit medal during a visit to the United States.Elad Benari, 2/6/2013, 3:43 AM

Pentagon: Libya Rumor 'Absolutely False'

US military officials denied claims that head of US Africa Command Gen. Carter Ham may have been fired due to response over Benghazi attack.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/30/2012, 2:24 PM

Peres: US Friendship With Israel Deters War

President Shimon Peres conducted a working meeting with US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey on MondayDavid Lev, 10/29/2012, 10:48 PM

Dempsey Arrives in Israel, Meets Barak

Gen. Martin Dempsey arrives in Israel to observe Austere Challenge 12, the largest-ever military exercise between the two countries.Elad Benari, 10/29/2012, 5:14 AM

WSJ Editorial Justifies Israel's Mistrust of Obama

Largest U.S. paper says Obama's "animus and incompetence" are pushing Israel to strike Iran.Gil Ronen, 9/2/2012, 9:21 PM

Bibi: ‘World Failing to Draw Red Lines on Iran’

The world is failing to draw a "clear red line" for Iran over its nuclear programs, Netanyahu told the weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 9/2/2012, 12:44 PM

Missile Hits US Military Chief’s Plane

Terrorists attacked the parked plane of US Chief of Staff Martin Dempsey, who was not in the aircraft at the time.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/21/2012, 11:06 AM

Israel, U.S. View Iranian Threat Differently

Dempsey says Israel and the U.S. have a different interpretation of the same intelligence reports regarding Iran’s nuclear program.Elad Benari, 8/20/2012, 4:15 AM

Dempsey, Panetta Play Down Israeli Strike in Iran

General Dempsey says an Israeli strike won't destroy Iran's nukes, as Panetta says he believes Israel hasn't yet decided to attack.Elad Benari, 8/15/2012, 1:03 AM

Report: US Preparing Iran Strike Plan

America is preparing a plan to strike Iranian nuclear targets if sanctions fail to persuade Tehran to halt its atomic development.Chana Ya'ar, 3/1/2012, 11:01 AM

Top US General Grilled on Iran Strike

For the second time in two weeks Sen. Lindsey Graham took aim at the Pentagon's top man over deteriorating relations with Israel.Gabe Kahn., 2/28/2012, 10:41 PM

Senators Back Netanyahu in Pentagon Row

US Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham were quick back Israel in a growing rift with the Obama administration over IranGabe Kahn., 2/24/2012, 11:17 AM

Dempsey: It's Premature to Decide to Attack Iran

The Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff tells CNN: The Iranian regime is rational, sanctions are the way to go at this point.Elad Benari, 2/19/2012, 5:36 AM

US, Egyptian Military Chiefs Set for Talks

The head of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff is set to meet with the head of Egypt's ruling Supreme Military Council a travel ban on Americans.Chana Ya'ar, 2/8/2012, 7:16 PM

Top Gen: Israel, US See Threat Differently

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey: Israel sees the Iranian threat differently. It's existential to them.Elad Benari, 1/27/2012, 3:15 AM

Peres to Dempsey: Iran is the Center of Terror

U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey meets President Shimon Peres. "I assure you the U.S. is Israel's partner."Elad Benari, Canada, 1/20/2012, 8:39 PM

Dempsey Stresses 'Mutual Commitment'

US CoS Martin Dempsey sought to assure Israelis that his visit represents "mutual commitment" to stop Iran's nuclear programGabe Kahn., 1/20/2012, 11:05 AM

Israel May Not Warn of Iran Strike

General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff admits: Israel may not alert the U.S. before striking Iran.Elad Benari, 12/1/2011, 5:14 AM