Barry McCaffrey

Former Commander, US Southern Command

Guest

Former commander of the US Southern Command and leader of the 24th Infantry Division during Operation Desert Storm; Adjunct Professor of International Security Studies at West Point and National Security Commentator for NBC News

Barry McCaffrey on KCRW

General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker have moved to the  House side of Capitol Hill  today with the same message they had for the Senate: After the surge is over, stop…

What Kind of Iraq Will the Next President Inherit?

General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker have moved to the House side of Capitol Hill today with the same message they had for the Senate: After the surge is over, stop…

from To the Point

Democratic Senate leaders staged an all-night debate on their plan to give President Bush just 120 days to start bringing troops home from Iraq.

Senate Debates Military Draw-down in Iraq

Democratic Senate leaders staged an all-night debate on their plan to give President Bush just 120 days to start bringing troops home from Iraq.

from To the Point

Just hours before his meeting with President Bush, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki was hit by two challenges to his leadership of Iraq.

New Stumbling Blocks for Crisis Diplomacy

Just hours before his meeting with President Bush, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki was hit by two challenges to his leadership of Iraq.

from To the Point

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