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Mcchrystal Fired

Why Firing the General Was an Act of God

Paul Krassner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Krassner

The Rolling Stone correspondent was stuck in Paris. Embedded there, he hung around with talkative drinkers. They revealed stuff while forgetting it was being told to a reporter.

Obama Upheld A Longstanding Constitutional Principle By Dismissing Stanley McChrystal

AP | BARRY SCHWEID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Celebrated military leaders have capped their careers in the White House, George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant and D...

McChrystal's Top Aide: We Can't 'Win' in Afghanistan

Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sahil Kapur

While Washington soaks up the outcome of this showdown, the more important story is that even McChrystal, the Afghanistan war's point man and chief proponent, has been harboring doubts about the feasibility of the mission.