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Gen Stanley McChrystal Scapegoats Obama And The Politicans

IN the closing stages of the film, A Bridge Too Far, we saw Generals Urqhart and Browning starting to distance themselves from what was then evident as a military disaster, with Browning uttering the immortal words: “I always felt we tried to go a bridge too far.”

There seems to me to be something of this with Gen Stanley McChrystal and his interview with Rolling Stone magazine. With the man admitting that everything said was on the record, and the magazine checking back with the General’s aides before using the quotes, we have on the face of it an example of a senior soldier committing professional suicide.

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Posted: 23rd, June 2010 | In: Politicians | Comments (9)