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Ret. Gen. John Allen Says Donald Trump Could Cause 'Civil Military Crisis'
Retired Retired Marine Corps Gen. John Allen said that if Republican nominee Donald Trump becomes president and follows through on some of the things he’s said on the campaign trail, the U.S. could face a “civil military crisis, the like of which we’ve not seen in this country.” "When we swear an
Democratic Debate Needs Human Intelligence on the Ground
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley discuss the most important issues at the ABC News Democratic debate.
General Austin: Only '4 or 5' US-Trained Syrian Rebels Fighting ISIS
General Lloyd Austin, the commander of U.S. Central Command leading the war on ISIS , told Congress today that only "four or five" of the first 54 U.S.trained moderate Syrian fighters remain in the fight against ISIS. Christine Wormuth, the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, also told the
Russian Build-Up Continues at Base in Syria, Causing Concern Among US Officials
Russia continues to transport equipment to an airbase in the Syrian port city of Latakia -- a move that U.S. officials suggest could mean it is being prepared to handle significant air activity. Four large Russian transport aircraft arrived over the weekend at the base with unspecified equipment,
5 Stories You May Have Missed This Weekend
1. Harvard Professor Larry Lessig Says He's Running for President After exceeding his $1 million crowd-funding goal, Harvard Law School professor Larry Lessig announced Sunday on "This Week" that he is running for president. "I think I'm running to get people to acknowledge the elephant in the
General Martin Dempsey on His Legacy: 'I'm Okay With Cautious'
As his tenure comes to an end, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reflects on his service.
'This Week' Transcript: Mike Huckabee and John Kasich
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) ANNOUNCER: Starting right now on ABC THIS WEEK, Trump's trouble ahead -- his poll numbers are soaring, but he's facing a big new challenger. What's next for "The Donald?" And Hillary fires back -- the frontrunner taking on her growing email troubles, as
Outgoing Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey Reflects on His Toughest Day on the Job
Gen. Martin Dempsey has seen it all in his four years as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, from the devastation in Iraq and Syria to today’s refugee crisis in Europe. But he said the toughest day in his military career was when he stood at Dover Air Force Base and met the body of one of his
Joint Chiefs Chairman: Refugee Crisis 'Most Prominent Issue' Among Military Leaders
The outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Martin Dempsey, addresses the European refugee crisis in an interview with ABC News' Martha Raddatz.