"Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said it’s more important to discuss missions and capabilities than to bicker over how big the military should be.
“We’re not ordering coffee at Starbucks. This isn’t a matter of getting a tall, grande or venti. It’s what will be different that will most matter,” Dempsey told an audience of about 550 military officers, civilians and defense contractors at a joint war-fighting conference." hamptonroads.com
This man seems to have it all. He is well educated in a broad understanding of the word. He has a great reputation as a combat soldier and he is unwilling to allow bigoted nonsense abut the Middle East to be taught in service schools.
The president was wise to send this man to "beard" Bibi in his den. In the best tradition of George Marshall this man stops wars in addition to fighting them. pl