McChrystal Relieved of Command; Obama Names Petraeus as Replacement in Afghanistan

By: Wednesday June 23, 2010 10:33 am

President Barack Obama has relieved Gen. Stanley McChrystal from his command of forces in Afghanistan and tapped Gen. David Petraeus to replace him.


Petraeus Hearts Irving Kristol, Smiles At Presidential Quip

By: Sunday May 23, 2010 6:00 pm

Two weeks ago, our CentCom commander took a break from meeting with Wali Kharzai to accept the annual Irving Kristol Award at a dinner hosted by the American Enterprise Institute.

Central Command: McChrystal Does Have Command Authority Over Detainee Operations Unit

By: Friday March 12, 2010 11:50 am

US Central Command has provided a clarification to my post from Saturday where I discussed command authority over detainee operations. General Stanley McChrystal does have authority over JTF-435, which operates US prisons in Afghanistan.

More Shell Games: Command Structure for US Prisons and Special Operations in Afghanistan

By: Saturday March 6, 2010 5:00 pm

The command structure for US prisons and special operations in Afghanistan appears to be another shell game being played to hide responsibility for secret prisons and night raids there.

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