TITLE

McChrystal: A Warrior Undone

AUTHOR(S)
Kitfield, James
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
National Journal;6/26/2010, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles U.S. General Stanley McChrystal who resigned as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan in June 2010. It mentions that his inability to move beyond the operational mind-set and the elite culture of the Special Operations Forces of the U.S. in Afghanistan are some of the factors that influenced his career move. The author states that one of the achievements of the leader is finding Abu Musab al-Zarqawi who was the most wanted man in Iraq in 2006.
ACCESSION #
53280462

 

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