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Able Danger was a top-secret military planning operation, established in '99 by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to identify cells of al-Qaida worldwide and to take out al Qaida terrorists. They identified five cells worldwide, one of them in Brooklyn.
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Meaning of "Joint Chiefs of Staff" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF

Joint Chiefs of Staff  [dʒɔɪnt tʃiːfs əv stɑːf] play
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Joint Chiefs of Staff is a noun.
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WHAT DOES JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Joint Chiefs of Staff

Joint Chiefs of Staff

The Joint Chiefs of Staff is a body of senior uniformed leaders in the United States Department of Defense who advise the Secretary of Defense, the Homeland Security Council, the National Security Council and the President of the United States on military matters. The composition of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is defined by statute and consists of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Military Service Chiefs from the Army, Navy, Air Force, the Marine Corps, and the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, all appointed by the President following Senate confirmation. Each of the individual Military Service Chiefs, outside of their Joint Chiefs of Staff obligations, works directly for the Secretary of the Military Department concerned, i.e., Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of the Air Force.

Definition of Joint Chiefs of Staff in the English dictionary

The definition of Joint Chiefs of Staff in the dictionary is an executive agency, composed of the leaders of the US Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, that advises the US President on military matters.

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WORDS THAT END LIKE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF

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Joint Chiefs of Staff
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هيئة الأركان المشتركة
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Curt Weldon
Able Danger was a top-secret military planning operation, established in '99 by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to identify cells of al-Qaida worldwide and to take out al Qaida terrorists. They identified five cells worldwide, one of them in Brooklyn.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF»

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Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of ...
Dereliction Of Duty covers the story in strong narrative fashion, focusing on a fascinating cast of characters: President Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, General Maxwell Taylor, McGeorge Bundy and other top aides who deliberately deceived ...
H. R. McMaster, 2011
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Allies and Adversaries: The Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Grand ...
During World War II the uniformed heads of the U.S. armed services assumed a pivotal and unprecedented role in the formulation of the nation's foreign policies.
Mark A. Stoler, 2003
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Reorganizing the Joint Chiefs of Staff: The ...
The Goldwater-Nichols Act of 1986 Gordon Nathaniel Lederman. General Jones also decided to introduce JCS reorganization into the public arena, apparently without first presenting his ideas to the chiefs.5 Secretary of Defense Caspar ...
Gordon Nathaniel Lederman, 1999
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Chairmen Joint Chiefs of Staff's Leadership Using the Joint ...
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, CJCS Memorandum of Policy No.7 ( CJCS MOP 7), Joint Strategic Planning System, Washington DC, 1st Revision, March 17, 1993, pp. 1-2. 40. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Notice 3102 ...
Richard M. Meinhart
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Colin Powell Named First Black Aid Youngest Chair Of Joint Chiefs Of Staff A year after EBONY Magazine predicted he would become the nation's first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the pinnacle of military aspiration, four- star Gen.
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The Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Prelude to the War in ...
Willard J. Webb. Appendix The Evolution of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization The deteriorating French position in Indochina in early 1954 forced upon the United States consideration of a regional security arrangement for Southeast Asia ...
Willard J. Webb, 2008
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The Naval Officer's Guide
Their responsibilities as members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff take precedence over their duties as chiefs of the military services. The JCS is supported by the Joint Staff, composed of approximately equal numbers of officers from the Army, the ...
William P. Mack, Harry A. Seymour, Lesa A. McComas, 1998
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Allied Master Strategists: The Combined Chiefs of Staff in ...
The book gives the Combined Chiefs what they have long deserved—a book not weighted towards the Americans or the British and not strictly naval, army, or air oriented, but combined in an international as well as an inter-service manner.
David Rigby, 2012
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American Foreign Relations Since 1600: A Guide to the Literature
19:439 Condit, Kenneth W. The History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Vol. 2: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy, 1947-1949. Wilmington, DE: Michael Glazier, 1979. The central theme in this official history is the imbalance between U.S. ...
Robert L. Beisner, Kurt W. Hanson, 2003
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Origins of the Cold War: An International History
For the records of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, see Record Group 218, National Archives, Washington [hereafter RG 218]; for the records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, see Record Group 330, National Archives, Washington [ hereafter RG ...
Melvyn P. Leffler, David S. Painter, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF»

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Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey in Baghdad, 'concerned' of …
Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with service members deployed to Iraq during a town hall in Baghdad on ... «UPI.com, Jul 15»
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Top U.S. officer worries Iran deal will fund 'malign activities'
Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said en route to Iraq for a tour Saturday. Washington opposes Iran's support for the ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
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The Glaring Contradictions in Obama's Foreign Policy
The Joint Chiefs of Staff released a report admitting that nation states like Russia and China pose a greater threat than previously thought. «Daily Signal, Jul 15»
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Stephen Coughlin Slams Hillary's 'Assault' On Free Speech | The …
Coughlin's an attorney, decorated intelligence officer and expert on Islamic law and terrorism who consulted the military's Joint Chiefs of Staff ... «Daily Caller, Jul 15»
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AF generals testify for their future positions > U.S. Air Force > Article …
Gen. Paul J. Selva, the nominee for vice chairman for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Gen. Darren W. McDew, the nominee for U.S. Transportation ... «Air Force Link, Jul 15»
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If a Marine general can lead the Joint Chiefs of Staff, why not the …
President Obama has nominated Marine General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and his nomination is being ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
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Incoming Chair of Joint Chiefs: Iran Killed 500 U.S. Soldiers - Breitbart
Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, Obama's nominee for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told Congress last week that the deaths of ... «Breitbart News, Jul 15»
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Army Troop Reductions Bring Out Defense Spending Panic in …
... one of the constitutional duties of the Senate by holding a confirmation hearing for the nominee for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. «U.S. News & World Report, Jul 15»
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Dempsey pulls no punches in assessment of Iraq
Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey listens to opening statements at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on ... «Stars and Stripes, Jul 15»
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EDITORIAL: Obama's idea to trust Iran, not his generals
President Barack Obama talks with the Joint Chiefs of Staff following a meeting in the Situation Room of the White House, Oct. 28, 2014. «Washington Times, Jul 15»

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