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Paul Krassner : Why Firing the General Was an Act of God

Cartoon by Larson / The Far Side / The Mutt’s Nuts.Why firing the GeneralWas an act of God By Paul Krassner / The Rag Blog / June 25, 2010 The volcano in Iceland was considered an Act of God. Smoke … finish reading Paul Krassner : Why Firing the General Was an Act of God

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Harvey Wasserman : Fire McChrystal and Get Out of Afghanistan. Now.

Rolling Stone: The Runaway General. Image from ABC News.Fire General Stanley McChrystal andGet out of Afghanistan NOW By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / June 22, 2010 President Obama must fire General Stanley McChrystal and get out of Afghanistan… … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Fire McChrystal and Get Out of Afghanistan. Now.

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An Unaccustomed Truth : Commander McChrystal Admits to Afghan Atrocities

Gen. Stanley McChrystal. Photo by Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP.Times quotes Afghansistan commander:American atrocities turn Afghans into insurgents “We have shot an amazing number of people, but to my knowledge, none has ever proven to be a threat.” — Gen. … finish reading An Unaccustomed Truth : Commander McChrystal Admits to Afghan Atrocities

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McChrystal Clear : More Boots on the Ground

Gen. Stanley McChrystal: Repeating the cliches.Do the numbers:500,000 troops for Pashtunistan? McChrystal repeats the clichés of classic counterinsurgency… American generals used the same vintage phrases in Vietnam, where efforts to ‘protect the population’ led to forcing rural peasants into fortified … finish reading McChrystal Clear : More Boots on the Ground

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