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Stanley Mccrystal

Fighting a War by Objective

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Does the United States want to rid Afghanistan of the Taliban, or does it want to eliminate Al-Qaeda as a terrorist organization and find some modus operendi with the Taliban?

Obama Must Heed McChrystal's Plea

Akbar Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Akbar Ahmed

The aim needs to be to build an administrative and judicial infrastructure in Afghanistan that will deliver security and stability to the population and, as a result, marginalize the Taliban.

McChrystal Choice Suggests Special Ops Strikes Will Continue

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gareth Porter | Inter Press Service WASHINGTON, May 12 (IPS) - The choice of Lt. Gen. Stanley McChrystal to become the new U.S. commander in Afghan...

David McKiernan Steps Down From Top Afghanistan Command Post

AP | PAULINE JELINEK and ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama fired the top U.S. general in Afghanistan on Monday, replacing him with a former special forces commander in...