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Top US general faces wave of GOP attacks over Trump-era actions

Top US General Mark Milley appeared before Congress this week to defend Pentagon decision making in Afghanistan but instead found himself fighting a personal battle with lawmakers who charged that he has been more preoccupied with rehabilitating and burnishing his own image.

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Opinion: Top US generals punch holes in Joe Biden's defense of Afghanistan withdrawal

Top American generals warned President Joe Biden that the Afghan military would collapse. Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, said in essence on Tuesday that both former President Donald Trump and Biden had botched negotiations with the Taliban -- and the net result of the US actions was a "logistical success but a strategic failure."

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Gen. Mark Milley is set to testify on the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, and that could open him up to questions about his time serving the ex-President

Former President Donald Trump shows every sign of aspiring to a new presidency that would shake America's democracy to its core. But a highly charged congressional hearing Tuesday will underscore the institutional and political wreckage still smoldering in the wake of his first White House term.

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Milley's action raises troubling question

In the last few months of Donald Trump's presidency, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley made two phone calls to reassure his Chinese counterpart that the US was stable and not considering a military strike against China, according to a new book by reporters Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.

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General Milley did his job

Senator Marco Rubio called him "treasonous." Senator Rand Paul called for his immediate court-martial. Not to be left out of the discussion, former President Donald Trump called the man he appointed as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley, "a dumb-ass" who was "weak and ineffective."

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See ex-Trump admin. official's reaction to bombshell Trump book

Miles Taylor, former chief of staff at the Department of Homeland Security, talks to CNN's Chris Cuomo about the report in Bob Woodward's latest book "Peril" that Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley took secret action to limit Trump from potentially ordering a dangerous military strike.

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Top US general says terror groups could reconstitute in Afghanistan sooner than expected

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said Sunday in a briefing for Senators that terrorist groups like al Qaeda could reconstitute in Afghanistan sooner than the two years defense officials had previously estimated to Congress because of the recent, rapid Taliban takeover of the country, according to a Senate aide briefed on the comments.

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