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McChrystal Gets Called to Washington

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The latest Rolling Stone magazine calls the President’s top commander in Afghanistan "The Runaway General." In a lengthy story, it reports that Stanley McChrystal, "has seized control of the war by never taking his eye off the real enemy: the wimps in the White House." McChrystal has apologized for disrespectful quotes in the article, but he’s headed to Washington for a face-to-face meeting tomorrow with the Commander in Chief. Today, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said the president is "angry" and that he wants to know "what McChrystal was thinking…"  

Credits

Guests:
Julian Barnes - Wall Street Journal - @julianbarnes, Robert Scales - US Army (retired), James Fallows - Atlantic - @JamesFallows, Brian Katulis - Center for America Progress - @Katulis

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Darrell Satzman, Karen Radziner