Category: Gen. Mark Milley

Pentagon’s False Statements About Afghan Civilian Deaths Need Explanation: Sen. Hawley

On Aug. 29, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) launched a drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, that killed 10 civilians, including seven children—and no terrorists. In the immediate aftermath of the attack, CENTCOM Commander Gen. Kenneth “Frank” McKenzie described the bombing as a successful blow to ISIS-K, while Gen. Mark Milley called it a “righteous strike.” Not…


Top US, Russian Military Chiefs Speak by Phone Amid Tensions Over Ukraine

U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley spoke by phone with top Russian military officer, Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov, on Tuesday amid growing tensions between the nations over Ukraine. According to a readout of the call released by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the pair discussed “discussed several security-related issues…


China’s Alleged Hypersonic Missile Test Has Not Been a ‘Wake-Up Call,’ Expert Says

Beijing’s alleged test of a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in the summer has not served as a wake-up call for America, and U.S. investment money will continue to flow into China as the communist regime seeks to build a Chinese-led world order, a China expert warned. “So much progress is made by China, I realized that…


China Has Debated Attacking Taiwan-Controlled Islands, Top Taiwan Official Says

Beijing has mulled invading Taiwan’s Pratas Islands but will not mount an attack before the island’s president Tsai Ing-wen finishes her term in 2024, a top Taiwanese security official said. “Attacking and capturing Pratas Islands, and using war to force Taiwan into talks, this scenario in our assessment will not happen during President Tsai’s tenure,”…


Gen. Milley Says China Is Unlikely to Militarily Seize Taiwan in Near Future

China is unlikely to use military force to seize Taiwan in the near future, but the communist regime does pose a serious threat not only to the self-ruled island but also to the United States, said Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Nov. 3. “Based on my analysis of China,…


Gen. Milley Says China Unlikely to Militarily Seize Taiwan in Near Future

China is unlikely to use military force to seize Taiwan in the near future, but the communist regime does pose a serious threat not only to the self-ruled island but also to the United States, said Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Nov. 3. “Based on my analysis of China,…


EpochTV Review: Betrayal and Bigotry

Commentary Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) has long been a baffling phenomenon. The way a formerly adoring media and ruling elite turned on him was one thing—a kind of autoimmune response from the establishment to an invading body—and was not wholly surprising at the outset. The way that same media and ruling elite managed to convince…


Congressional Testimony on Deadly Afghan Drone Strike Contradicts Records

Three of the U.S. military’s top officials have told Congress they realized within hours that a botched Aug. 29 drone strike killed innocent civilians—contradicting earlier military statements about what government knew in the aftermath of the incident. “We knew the strike hit civilians within 4-5 hours after the strike occurred, and U.S. Central Command issued…


Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Milley Calls Afghanistan Withdrawal a ‘Strategic Failure’

The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and the evacuation of Americans, Afghans, and allies out of Kabul following the Taliban takeover last month was a “logistical success but strategic failure,” the Pentagon’s top military officer told Congress on Tuesday. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark Milley made the remarks during a Senate hearing by members…


Deep Dive (Sept. 28): Gen. Milley Questioned Over Afghanistan Withdrawal

Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, faced questions on Capitol Hill Tuesday over the Afghanistan withdrawal. Milley said, “I think that our credibility with allies and partners around the world and with adversaries is being intensely reviewed by them to see which way this is going to go.” This comes as…