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Profile: General Joseph Ralston

 
  

Positions that General Joseph Ralston has held:

  • European Command Commander


 

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General Joseph Ralston actively participated in the following events:

 
  

Late February 2002      Complete Iraq timeline

       Four-Star Marine General Carlton W. Fulford Jr., deputy commander of the US European Command, travels to Niger to investigate the security of that country's uranium and to remind Niger's president of the need to keep a close eye on its ore deposits. The trip is separate from, and independent of, retired diplomat Joseph Wilson's mission, which occurs at about the same time. On February 24, Fulford joins US ambassador to Niger, Barbro Owens-Kirkpatrick, at a meeting with Niger's President Mamadou Tandja. He explains the importance of keeping Niger's ore deposits secure. Fulford's investigation concludes that Niger's uranium is safely in the hands of a French consortium and that there is little risk that the material will end up in the wrong hands. These findings are passed on to General Joseph Ralston who provides them to General Richard B. Myers, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. [The Washington Post, 7/15/03; Voce of America, 7/15/03; Vanity Fair, 5/2004, pg 282 Sources: Carlton W. Fulford] The Pentagon will later say that Donald Rumsfeld was not informed about the trip or its conclusions. [Voice of America, 7/15/03]
People and organizations involved: Richard B. Myers, General Joseph Ralston, Carlton W. Fulford, Barbro Owens-Kirkpatrick  Additional Info 
          

(After September 8, 2002)      Complete Iraq timeline

       President George Bush and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice learn that Department of Energy scientists disagree (see (Mid-July 2001)-August 17, 2001) with the CIA's assessment (see July 2001-2003) that a shipment of aluminum tubes intercepted on their way to Iraq (see July 2001) were to be used in a uranium enrichment program. [New York Times, 10/3/2004 Sources: Two unnamed Bush administration officials]
People and organizations involved: Condoleezza Rice, General Joseph Ralston
          

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