Joint Chiefs are telling Congress reductions in military strength could begin as soon as sequestration starts on March 1.
Martin Dempsey, the Army general who's now chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was a division commander when he got to Baghdad in 2003 and climbed into a Humvee for his first trip off base.
General Dempsey, Chair of the Joint Chiefs, told the Senate today that the intelligence in the region and the amount of attacks prior to the attack on the US Special Mission in Benghazi, Libya, should have made it "crystal clear" to everyone involved that an attack on the annex was "imminent."
And so it came, the coup de grace. The final "barrier" to "opportunities" for women in combat is no more.
This week a German doctor in Bavaria filed a criminal complaint against Rabbi David Goldberg. Rabbi Goldberg's "crime"? He performs ritual circumcisions on Jewish male infants in accordance with Jewish law. The doctor's complaint came shortly after a ruling by a court in Cologne outlawing the practice of male circumcision.