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Stanley A. McChrystal

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  • Rape article controversy has plunged Rolling Stone into its deepest crisis

    Rape article controversy has plunged Rolling Stone into its deepest crisis
    The story featured a sympathetic protagonist, some powerful accused villains and allegations of the most unspeakable kind. In September 2011, Rolling Stone magazine recounted the alleged sexual abuse of Billy, a young man who said that as a 10-year-...
  • Answering The Call Through National Service

    Answering The Call Through National Service
    At Thanksgiving, Americans think about the spirit of community that animates the country at its best. But in a year characterized by so much political and racial discord, you have to wonder whether the communal quilt is fraying at the edges. Here's an...
  • The (Four) Stars Come Out For Army-Yale: Gen. McChrystal In House

    The (Four) Stars Come Out For Army-Yale: Gen. McChrystal In House
    NEW HAVEN — Thanks to the inherent nature of football, which requires physical and mental toughness as well as discipline, there has been a temptation to compare its core characteristics to the military. In fact, many of the sport's coaches are...
  • The drone warfare drawbacks

    The drone has become America's counter-terrorism weapon of choice. But does drone warfare really further U.S. goals abroad? To wartime strategists under both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, the new weapon, like many innovations in the history of...
  • Sun Valley: Diane von Fürstenberg Sports Google Glass, Brian Grazer Talks Creativity

    Diane von Fürstenberg hawked Google Glass, CBS chief Les Moonves said "The Good Wife" was "robbed" of an Emmy nomination and Disney head Bob Iger poked good-natured fun at the media's obsession with mergers and deal-making. It was just a typical day...
  • A night for heroes at Navy SEAL Foundation benefit

    A night for heroes at Navy SEAL Foundation benefit
    On the anniversary of 9/11, the Navy SEAL Foundation hosted a tribute to our nation's heroes and their families at its third annual benefit at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. A sellout crowd of more than 500 enjoyed an inspiring program that opened with...
  • America's nation-building at gunpoint

    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...
  • Michael Hastings' widow: 'It was just a really tragic accident'

    The widow of Michael Hastings -- the journalist whose reporting led to the resignation of the top U.S. general in Afghanistan -- is calling his fatal crash in Los Angeles a “really tragic accident.” In her first nationally televised...
  • Coroner, family link Michael Hastings to drug use at time of death

    Coroner, family link Michael Hastings to drug use at time of death
    Journalist Michael Hastings, who was killed in a fiery Los Angeles crash in June, died of "traumatic injuries" as a result of the accident and had traces of drugs in his system, Los Angeles coroner's officials said Tuesday. Hastings, 33, died June 18 in...
  • Michael Hastings' family reportedly planned 'detox' at time of crash

    Journalist Michael Hastings’ family was about to stage an intervention to try to  get the reporter into “detox” on the same day his Mercedes burst into flames after hitting a tree, Los Angeles coroner’s officials said Tuesday....
  • Michael Hastings wrestled with demons, but legacy remains intact

    Michael Hastings wrestled with demons, but legacy remains intact
    As many people who knew him suspected, the fiery death of the young journalist Michael Hastings in a single car crash was the result of tragic circumstances, not a government plot to get rid of an inconvenient truth teller. As my colleagues Andrew...