Tag Archives: McChrystal's Request

Not Next Steps, but the Basic Questions

Some things are almost unnoticed: Newswire services this morning reported that President Barack Obama is quietly deploying an extra 13,000 troops to Afghanistan, an unannounced move that is separate from a request by the U.S. commander in the country for … Continue reading

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Seriously Wrong Success

If you’re bit to the left you do get used to being told you’re profoundly unserious. Most people are kind enough not to call you stupid to your face, they just say you’re idealistic and hopelessly naïve, which they find … Continue reading

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