President Obama has replaced General Stanley McChrystal with General David Petraeus as US commander in Afghanistan. The President said he admired McChrystal and that McChrystal was courteous to the Commander in Chief and faithfully carried out orders. The problem was that article in Rolling Stone magazine… Also, the Obama Administration has promised to reinstate its moratorium on deep-water drilling despite the ruling of a federal judge. Environmentalists want to know if the judge has a conflict of interest.
Banner image: Gen. Stanley McChrystal (L), the top commander of the US Force in Afghanistan, arrives at the White House for a meeting with President Barack Obama June 23, 2010 in Washington, DC. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images
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