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Chain-of-command failure? Benghazi and the ghost of “Black Hawk Down”; Obama’s credibility (Updated November 15)

Updated November 15, 2012 Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said, with respect to the American responses to the attacks in Benghazi, that you don’t want to send forces in until you have reliable intelligence about…


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After McChrystal: Obama, Petraeus, and Fixing a Failed Strategy in Afghanistan

The newspapers will be filled for days with information and views regarding Obama’s June 23 firing of General Stanley McChrystal and his replacement by General David Petraeus as commander of U.S. and allied forces in…


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McChrystal, Petraeus, COIN, and Fixing a Failed Strategy in Afghanistan

The newspapers will be filled for days with information and views regarding Obama’s meeting with Stanley McChrystal and his Afghanistan team on Wednesday, June 23, in Washington. McChrystal’s negative comments about his colleagues as reported…