Hagel, Dempsey Consider Rethinking FY-15 Budget In Response To Iraq Operations

By Tony Bertuca / August 21, 2014 at 9:27 PM
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey said today that the Pentagon may have to rework its fiscal year 2015 budget plans in response to ongoing military operations in Iraq. Hagel called the militant group known as the Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant a serious threat to global stability and said America was engaged in a long-term struggle against it. “We are pursuing a long-term strategy against ISIL because ISIL...

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