Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff fears potential for civil unrest if eurozone crisis continues to deteriorate.
The top military commander in the US has said that he believes the eurozone is at great risk and warned that any breakup of the bloc could have consequences for the Pentagon, even threatening its top weapons programme."The eurozone is at great risk," General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told an event hosted by the Atlantic Council, a Washington-based think tank.Dempsey suggested part of his concern was that the US military could be exposed to any unravelling of the eurozone."I mean [exposed] literally, through contracts and programmatics, but also because of the potential for civil unrest and the breakup of the union that has been forged over there," said the general.Read the rest at Al Jazeera
Top US general warns of civil unrest in EU