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Generally Speaking - About Afghanistan

There's obviously no need to rehash what was written about General Stanley McChrystal and his aids in the now infamous Rolling Stone article that shook DC more than the very real earthquake that rattled Ontario and Quebec today.McChrystal is out. Show More Summary

Conservatives filing brief in favor of gay marriage

Right Turn has learned that an impressive array of Republicans and Gen. Stanley McChrystal will be filing an amicus brief on Friday in support of gay marriage with the Supreme Court in DeBoer v. Snyder. The case will decide, in the wake of cases striking down the Defense of Marriage Act, if states can restrict […]

General Stanley McChrystal Wants Every Young American To Serve Their Country — And He Has A Plan To Make It Happen

It all started with a question. In the summer of 2012, General Stanley McChrystal was wrapping up an onstage conversation at the Aspen Ideas Festival conference. He was asked if the US should reinstate the draft. Yes, he replied, but not in order to grow the size of the US armed forces. Show More Summary

Not exactly breaking news, but good call firing McChrystal

The other day I heard an old TED talk by Stanley McChrystal, the general famously let go in 2010 after his immediate retinue showed an astonishing contempt for the army’s civilian leadership in front of a Rolling Stone reporter. I get all kinds of talks from TED, some enlightening and some less so, but this [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

Stanley McChrystal: How to Tell When Your Leadership Style Is Obsolete

Sometimes it becomes necessary to ask the tough questions: is it time to retire your management strategy?

It’s Time for Obama to Champion Service

10 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The president once fired Gen. Stanley McChrystal. But now, Obama should heed his call for a ‘service year’ and get on board.

TED Talks Speakers Recommend Summer Reads

10 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Looking for something good to read this summer? TED Talks speakers Elizabeth Gilbert, Melinda Gates, Bill Gates, Rashida Jones, Clay Shirky, Uzoamaka Maduka, Amanda Palmer, Stanley McChrystal and Blood Orange have put together their lists of recommended reads. Check it out: "Summer: the season for cracking open a good book under the shade of a tree. Show More Summary

Is Elon Musk Going to War with General Stanley McChrystal?

General Stanley McChrystal as commander of American troops in Afghanistan in 2009. Photo via US Embassy in Kabul SpaceX, the rocket and spacecraft company founded by South African-born magnate Elon Musk, has been locked in a bitter dispute...Show More Summary

General McChrystal Says, "We don't leave Americans behind. That's unequivocal." Bergdahl Critics Should Listen

Contrary to the pundits on Fox News who've built a media empire espousing the virtues of patriotism, General Stanley McChrystal today articulated a deeply held conviction in the U.S. military. Responding to whether or not he would have made the deal that freed Sgt. Show More Summary

General McCrystal: ‘We Don’t Leave Americans Behind. That’s Unequivocal’

General McChrystal: ‘We Don’t Leave Americans Behind. That’s Unequivocal’ (via By John Amato June 4, 2014 10:18 pm – Comments Retired General Stanley McChrystal, who commanded Sgt Bergdahl when he was lost told in Afghanistan told Yahoo News that the critics should all pipe down until we have the facts and that we never […]

McChrystal: I’m not the right person to run Veterans Affairs

11 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal told Yahoo News in an exclusive interview on Wednesday that he is not “the best person” to run the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.

General McChrystal: 'We Don’t Leave Americans Behind. That’s Unequivocal’

Retired General Stanley McChrystal, who commanded Sgt Bergdahl when he was lost told Yahoo News that the critics should all pipe down until we have the facts and that we never leave anyone behind. That's a strong rebuke to Republicans...Show More Summary

Gen. Stanley McChrystal on Bergdahl: 'We Should Not Judge Until We Know the Facts'

General Stanley McChrystal was in charge of operations in Afghanistan when, according to those who served with him, Bowe Bergdahl walked off his camp towards the Taliban. Despite ordering soldiers to engage in dangerous efforts to find him, McChrystal warns against "judging" the Obama administration on the Bergdahl trade. Show More Summary

Happy hour roundup

Former general Stanley McChrystal, in an interview with Olivier Knox, calls on folks to hold off on judging Bowe Bergdahl and says we don’t leave Americans behind: “We’re going to have to wait and talk to Sgt. Bergdahl now and get his side of the story,” he said. “One of the great things about […]

Ex-Gen. McChrystal: Stop Attacking Bergdahl ‘Until We Know the Facts’

11 months agoNews : Mediaite

Retired General Stanley McChrystal weighed in on the Bowe Bergdahl controversy with Yahoo News, and urged caution for anyone jumping to conclusions about Bergdahl's character based on allegations that he's a deserter. McChrystal also made it clear that no matter what the case, "We don't leave Americans behind. That's unequivocal."

McChrystal: Don't rush to judge Bergdahl

11 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal led Afghanistan war effort at time of soldier's vanishing.

Top 5 Inc. Videos This Week

Lizzie Velasquez's mission to make the web a better place, and General Stanley McChrystal outlines how changing your mindset is possible, but not easy - and more. View the video on at:

Changing Your Mindset Is Possible, But Not Easy

11 months agoTechnology : The Goods

General Stanley McChrystal suggests giving veterans the reassurance that they did what they were asked to do.

Gen. Stanley McChrystal: 'Step Back and Do a Reset'

11 months agoTechnology : The Goods

Gen. Stanley McChrystal talks about what steps the U.S. and Pakistan can take to make Pakistan a safer place.

Gen. Stanley McChrystal: How Entrepreneurs Can Stay Fit and Healthy

General Stanley McChrystal explains his personal techniques for time and energy management, including one large meal a day and not very much sleep.

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