TITLE

The Wound McChrystal Opened

AUTHOR(S)
Dionne Jr., E. J.
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Moderate Voice;6/23/2010, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of General Stanley McChrystal to put U.S. President Barack Obama in an impossible position, driving Obama into decision to relieve McChrystal from his command. It notes that McChrystal required Obama to change general at a decisive event in the Afghanistan conflict or risk looking weak and out of control. However, the move highlighted the obstacles facing Obama's effort to find a third way of rival policy factions in his own administration.
ACCESSION #
51652418

 

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