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Afghanistan: Canadian general, fired in sex scandal, misfired rifle

My headline is actually not a play on a words. General Daniel Menard, the Canadian fellow who was relieved from duty over the weekend for (allegedly?) having an affair with a female staffer, wasn’t the most popular fellow in Kabul, … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Strategic photo opportunities

President Obama met with Gen. McChrystal for 25 minutes over the weekend in Denmark. A bit of political theater, as they say. I got an email, from a former U.S. military official, with some thoughts on what the photo-op meant. … Continue reading

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