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Stanley A. McChrystal

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  • America's nation-building at gunpoint

    Many years ago the British historian and strategist B.H. Liddell Hart pointed out that the object of war should be to produce a "better state of peace." If that is what earns a war a passing grade, then the United States deserves a failing grade for...
  • Carnett: Others' histories stand as great inspirations

    I was led quite by accident last week to peruse a pair of highly absorbing memoirs. That's the nice thing about being retired. You have time to indulge your reading passions, from selections on the latest bestseller lists to enduring works you've long...
  • Michael Hastings dies at 33; his article led general to resign

    Michael Hastings, an aggressive and iconoclastic journalist whose reporting exposed the vagaries of the war in Iraq and helped bring down the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, according to two of his...
  • Journalist Michael Hastings dies in L.A. car crash

    Journalist Michael Hastings dies in L.A. car crash
    Journalist Michael Hastings, best known for a Rolling Stone feature that led to the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, his employer said. Neither the Los Angeles Police Department nor coroner's...
  • Michael Hastings was working in L.A. when he died in car crash

    Michael Hastings was working in L.A. when he died in car crash
    Journalist Michael Hastings was living in Los Angeles and reporting on national security issues and the entertainment industry when he died early Tuesday in a car crash in the city, according to his employer. Hastings, a hard-charging reporter whose...
  • Coroner has not determined if crash victim is Michael Hastings

    Coroner has not determined if crash victim is Michael Hastings
    The Los Angeles county coroner's office had yet to determine Tuesday night whether a body recovered from a fiery car crash was that of award-winning journalist Michael Hastings. The body was badly charred and identified only as "John Doe 117," law...
  • Michael Hastings death: Coroner still hasn't ID'd badly burned victim

    Los Angeles police said they have yet to determine the cause of a fiery solo-car crash in Hollywood that apparently killed award-winning journalist Michael Hastings. The death of the 33-year-old Hastings was announced by his employer, BuzzFeed, which...
  • Journalist Michael Hastings dies; autopsy results will take weeks

    Los Angeles County coroner's officials said Wednesday the body recovered from a fiery, single-car crash in Hollywood that apparently killed journalist Michael Hastings will likely undergo an autopsy Thursday. But an official cause of death and closure...
  • Michael Hastings: The importance of not following the rules

    Michael Hastings: The importance of not following the rules
    He brought down an American general. He could brutalize his peers. But Michael Hastings was never accused of not telling the truth. And given the outrage that often accompanied the publication of his stories, that’s saying something. Hastings is...
  • Michael Hastings: Coroner says finding cause of death weeks away

    Michael Hastings: Coroner says finding cause of death weeks away
    The Los Angeles County coroner confirmed that the body found in a burning car Tuesday was that of journalist Michael Hastings, but said it will probably take weeks to determine the cause of death. Hastings was driving a Mercedes-Benz that crashed on...
  • FBI insists Michael Hastings was not under investigation

    FBI insists Michael Hastings was not under investigation
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation said Thursday that journalist Michael Hastings, who died in an auto crash this week, was never under investigation by the agency. Hastings' stories about figures in the military and intelligence community have fueled...