Posts Tagged ‘mcchrystal’

How do we disrupt and dismantle al Qaeda in Afghanistan if they’re not there? CIA Director Leon Panetta said on Sunday there may be less than 50 al-Qaida fighters in Afghanistan, with “no question” that most of the terrorist network is operating from the western tribal region of Pakistan. Asked to describe what an American […]


News Diversity

24Jun10

Ready to celebrate some diversity of opinion? The liberal news media isn’t. It shows its true colors in response to the president’s decision to fire Stan McChrystal.


The bureaucrats are continuing to interfere with the oil  cleanup effort. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department is shutting down sand berm dredging that Louisiana was doing to protect its shore. Reports state that Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser is “one of the most vocal advocates of the dredging plan” and has pleaded with President […]


The president expressed his unhappiness with the General when he fired him today, but didn’t go so far as to accuse him of acting stupidly. Stan McChrystal has always shown great courtesy and carried out my orders faithfully. I’ve got great admiration for him and for his long record of service in uniform… I relied […]


What’s up with General McChrystal – and what’s your guess regarding how the president will deal with the Rolling Stone feature? McChrystal apologized Tuesday for the profile, in which he and his staff appear to mock top civilian officials, including the vice president. Two defense officials said the general fired a press aide over the […]


There seems to be something going around in the land of Hope & Change. President Barack Obama has refused to meet the Dalai Lama in Washington this week in a move to curry favour with the Chinese. Is this some sort of peevish response to his treatment in Denmark? Mr Obama’s decision dismayed human rights […]