Category Archives: McChrystal's Request

Troops to Task

We’ve been in Afghanistan now for eight years, and shortly after we began things there, on March 20, 2003, we began operations in Iraq. We continue on, doing whatever it is we are doing. And the rationales for everything we … Continue reading

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Clumsy Insubordination Unleashes Odd Furies

It’s an Obama thing, the big meeting of those who profoundly disagree with each other, this one on Tuesday, October 6: President Barack Obama on Tuesday ruled out shrinking the Afghanistan war to a counterterrorism campaign. Yet he did not … Continue reading

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