Posts Tagged “McChrystal”

A follow up to the President’s Plan

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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…

Blackfive has the McChrystal Report

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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.

The Professor

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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…

McChrystal’s Retirement Video

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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.

Ok, what now?

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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…

3rd Interview with BBC, World Have Your Say

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For those that could not listen to the BBC’s World Have Your Say Radio program today, here is the link to the entire one hour show. A major part of the 2nd half-hour was taken up by the President’s speech announcing that he had fired GEN McChrystal. http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/worldservice/whys/whys_20100623-1806a.mp3

GEN McChrystal speaks his mind, and Bouhammer Supports him-UPDATED

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If you have been watching the news lately then you know that GEN McChrystal is on his way back to Washington, DC to get his butt chewed by the President. Looking at the critical time we are in with regards to Afghanistan and the technologies we have today, I am wondering why the President can’t…

The war between McChrystal and Eikenberry

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I have made it very clear on this blog and to many that I have talked to that I never have and never will like Ambassador Karl Eikenberry. I wrote about him here, $5 billion unspent by the Anti-Morale Device as one example. When he was the Commander in Afghanistan (for 3 years) he grossly…

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