Tensions between the White House and General McChrystal

Dr. Robert M. Gates, United States Secretary of Defense, is greeted by Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, Commander of International Security Assistance Force and United States Forces Afghanistan, in front of the ISAF Headquarters building Mar. 8, in Kabul, during his recent visit to Afghanistan. - U.S. Army Sgt. David E. Alvarado via isafmedia on Flickr

Dr. Robert M. Gates, United States Secretary of Defense, is greeted by Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, Commander of International Security Assistance Force and United States Forces Afghanistan, in front of the ISAF Headquarters building Mar. 8, in Kabul, during his recent visit to Afghanistan.

U.S. Army Sgt. David E. Alvarado via isafmedia on Flickr

Tensions between the White House and General McChrystal

Tensions between the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan and the White House. The implications of General McChrystal’s comments and what they could mean for U.S. strategy for the war.

Tensions between the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan and the White House. The implications of General McChrystal’s comments and what they could mean for U.S. strategy for the war.

Guests

Col. Douglas Macgregor

U.S. Army-Retired, decorated combat veteran, senior vice president at Potomac League, LLC, and author of "Warrior's Rage: The Great Tank Battle of 73 Easting."

James Kitfield

senior correspondent, National Journal magazine.

Michael O'Hanlon

senior fellow and director of research of the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution
co- author with Hassina Sherjan of "Toughing It Out in Afghanistan.”

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