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McChrystal Meets Restrepo: Can Modern War Withstand Modern Media?

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanton Peele

Can war survive the combination of daily behind-the-scenes exposures of the human flaws of decision makers, along with intimate portrayals of the travails of war?

Shadow Elite: McChrystal, Through the Looking Glass

Linda Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Keenan

Over the past couple of decades, power brokers within the military increasingly have been subverting established official procedures, bucking authority, and exploiting ambiguity.

Sam Stein

McChrystal Survived Tillman Cover-Up And Detainee Abuse, But Not Rolling Stone's Profile | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Stanley McChrystal, the general and chief architect of the counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan, was relieved of his command on Wednesday, foll...

Jason Linkins

Rolling Stone McChrystal Profile: Editor Surprised It Became 'Story Of The Day' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I imagine that Rolling Stone now understands that the White House will respond very quickly the next time the commander in charge of our controversial war puts the entire operation in jeopardy over some ill-advised sass talk.

General McChrystal Offers To Resign, According To Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Gen. Stanley McChrystal has offered to resign his position in the wake of an explosive Rolling Stone interview, according to Time magazine's J...

McChrystal Profile Author: General's Decision To Talk To Me Showed 'Recklessness'

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Michael Hastings, who wrote the profile of General Stanley McChrystal for Rolling Stone, said today that he wasn't quite sure why the general gave him...

Jason Linkins

Rolling Stone McChrystal Profile: Mag Fails To Capitalize On Its Own Story | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Earlier this morning, Rolling Stone executive editor Eric Bates took note of the dismissal of the civilian press aide who set up the interview between...

Jason Linkins

Stanley McChrystal Under Fire: What Does It Mean For Counterinsurgency Strategy? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Is it possible to even contemplate McChrystal being removed from his command? My instincts tell me that we're about to endure a fancy bit of White House shame-pageantry: McChrystal comes hat in hand, he and the President have a heart-to-heart, and in the end, everyone gets back to work. That's how I see it playing out if only because McChrystal has essentially become the living avatar of counterinsurgency strategy itself.

Rolling Stone Editor: McChrystal Knew He Was On The Record

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The editor of the news-making article about General Stanley McChrystal said Tuesday morning that the general and his team knew they were on the recor...

Top McChrystal Aide Resigns In Wake Of Rolling Stone Piece

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Duncan Boothby, a "senior media aide" to Gen. Stanley McChrystal, has resigned in the wake of an explosive Rolling Stone expose that features McChryst...

McChrystal's Rolling Stone Interview: Quotes, Comments About Obama And Colleagues (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gen. Stanley McChrystal's candid Rolling Stone interview prompted the White House to summon McChrystal, the most senior military commander in Afghanis...