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July 24, 2014 — ELLIOT GERSON:  Good evening -- and it is almost evening.  I’m Elliot Gerson of the Aspen Institute, and it’s my great privilege to welcome you to the last panel of the day, and I know it’s going to be a terrific one.  Lesley Stahl of CBS News is going to be interviewing General Martin Dempsey, chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the topic:   more…
July 01, 2014 — For more than forty years, as Joe, you know this better than anybody, this group has been taking the long view, looking beyond the urgent and bringing together great minds to think through the intersection between ideas and policy that affect the entire region. As the Asia-Pacific continues its remarkable rise, it will only become more important  more…
June 12, 2014 — ADMIRAL JAMES WINNEFELD: Well good morning!  I’d say that in a whole bunch of different languages but I would probably offend somebody by missing a language, but good morning, it’s terrific to be here, and thank you Ambassador Nesbitt for that very kind introduction.  First, a few greetings. Provost Yaeger, Commandants Cosentino and Gorry,  more…
May 28, 2014 — ADMIRAL JAMES WINNEFELD:  All right.  Good morning everyone.  And thank you, Ellen, for that very kind introduction.  As Ellen mentioned, we have done time together.  I had the privilege of testifying in front of her when she was in Congress and then I got to work very closely with Ellen on the START negotiations and have developed a very high  more…
May 26, 2014 — GENERAL MARTIN DEMPSEY: Mr. President, Secretary Hagel, Secretary Shinseki, members of Congress, distinguished guests, Veterans, fellow Americans, and most especially, families of our missing and fallen warriors, good morning and welcome.  Every day, but especially on Memorial Day, Arlington’s gentle, rolling hills remind us that on this hallowed  more…
May 25, 2014 — GENERAL MARTIN DEMPSEY: Recently, I received a note from a mother whose daughter is buried at Arlington. She wanted to share some of the things she’d learned at the loss of her daughter. She learned that the grief never really goes away. At any instant, a smell, a color, a song, a date on the calendar can take you right back to that first, raw  more…
May 19, 2014 — GENERAL MARTIN DEMPSEY: Wow, you all must be so proud to have two spokesmen to represent your class who not only have I think inspired you, but who have inspired the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Well done to both of you. Now I got to find something to put in my hat. (Applause). Nice job, by the way, to the regimental band on that National  more…
May 14, 2014 — GENERAL MARTIN DEMPSEY:  General Scowcroft, Fred, it’s good to be back.  This is – I think this is my third time here.  But I also – in-between those visits to your facility, as some of you know, I often invite members over.  About once a month, I have a seminar and I call it my personal campaign of learning.  And I’ll bring folks over from parts  more…
May 11, 2014 — (Applause.) GENERAL MARTIN DEMPSEY:  You got that right, Mr. President.  I am a proud Duke alumni.  Just to get the energy level up here a little bit, how about you join me in the following chant that I wouldn’t mind if they could hear it down on Franklin Street.  Here we go. (Chanting.)  Let’s go Duke!  Let’s go Duke! Let’s go Duke! Let’s go Duke!  more…
May 08, 2014 — GENERAL MARTIN DEMPSEY:  Thanks.  Well, it’s really – I’m really thrilled to have you all here today to hear me speak.  (Laughter.)  Why is that funny?  (Laughter.)  Obviously I know that you’re not here to hear me speak, at least not beyond, like, 90 seconds, which is my target here. Thanks for being here today.  And most important, thanks,  more…
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