Yesterday I posted a blog entry about the President’s withdrawal plan from Afghanistan. Around the time I was posting that, apparently GEN Petraeus was testifying in front of the Senate committee which was confirming him as the head of the CIA. ‘ It appears that GEN Petraeus has the same reservations and concerns that ADM Mullen had. Hours later
The boys over at Blackfive.net have a blog entry up about the recently released IG report on GEN McChrystal. They also have the link to the actual report. Be sure to head over to http://www.blackfive.net/main/2011/04/the-mcchrystal-report.html and check it out.
H/T to my good friend LL for this link. Head over to http://www.yaledailynews.com/news/2011/jan/18/professor-mcchrystal/ and check out a really good story on GEN (ret) McChrystal and how he has settled into his new job as a Professor at Yale. It was good to read that he appears as down to earth as a Professor as he
GEN Stanley McChrystal retired yesterday and in spite of the controversy that surrounded his resignation, he went out with style. We here at Bouhammer.com wish you the best of luck and good wishes in the next stage of your career, sir.
1. So McChrystal is gone ( a serious mistake on the part of the President)2. Petraeus has been demoted down to lead the fight in Afghanistan3. Who will lead CENTCOM or are they expecting Petraeus who fainted last week before a Senate Committee to do both jobs? And all of this as we now learn