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David Wood

In New Memoir, McChrystal Explains He 'Tried to Steer Clear of Politics' | David Wood | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- How was it that Stanley McChrystal, a revered combat leader who reached the pinnacle of his career as the four-star general commanding t...

Rod Kurtz

The McChrystal Scandal: How Would You Handle It? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.15.2011 | Small Business

In one of the most dramatic moves of his presidency thus far, President Obama on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal and rep...

McChrystal Memoir Coming 2012

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Four star General Stanley A. McChrystal retired from his post as commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan and the U.S. army after cri...

McChrystal, Geraldo and Me: Full Disclosure

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bob Franken

"Full disclosure: Geraldo Rivera and I are friends of long standing." At least we have been until now, because I want to take issue with his Fox News appearance where he strongly criticized Michael Hastings.

Kai Eide: UN Official Defends Afghanistan Election Despite Widespread Fraud

Los Angeles Times | Laura King | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Days before the outcome of Afghanistan's contentious presidential vote was expected to be announced, the head of the United Nations mission in the cou...

Afghanistan: A True Alternative

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Brenner

The US must abandon the illusions that American well-being depends on shaping the affairs of other places wherever something happens that discomforts us; and that people in those places want us to take custody of their well-being.

McChrystal's Assault on the Chain of Command and the Constitution - and the Need for Pushback

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

McChrystal may be out there insulting the Constitution and the chain of command by trying to embarrass his commander in chief, but Obama hasn't budged from his insistence that he is exploring all options in Afghanistan.

John Kerry On Afghanistan: Sending More Troops Is "Irresponsible" Until Afghan Election Is Settled

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In an interview with CNN's "State of the Union," Kerry, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said the United States should not proceed ...

General Jones: General McChrystal's Call For More Troops Is McChrystal's "Opinion" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama's national security adviser Gen. James L. Jones appeared on CBS' Face The Nation Sunday and weighed in on comments made by Gen. Stanle...

Obama and the Irony of Afghanistan

Stanley Kutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

The bells of Afghanistan echo the Vietnam War. Like then, we have a powerful military establishment clamoring for an expansive military adventure to protect us from an onrushing enemy.

Does Karzai Really Approve McChrystal's Plan?

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sunil Adam

India's Foreign Minister said the US would be better off seeking a political solution in Afghanistan. It's safe to assume he wouldn't have commented without authentic knowledge of the Afghan government's perspective.

Taliban's Diverse Funding Might Make It Impossible To Restrict Cash Flow

Washington Post | Craig Whitlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KABUL -- The Taliban-led insurgency has built a fundraising juggernaut that generates cash from such an array of criminal rackets, donations, taxes, s...