Wednesday, June 23, 2010

General McChrystal and the militarisation of US politics | Simon Tisdall |

General McChrystal and the militarisation of US politics | Simon Tisdall |

Barack Obama has a problem with America's generals that is unlikely to be solved quickly or easily, whatever the outcome of the Stanley McChrystal affair. The disrespectful behaviour of the US commander in Afghanistan and his aides was symptomatic of a more deeply rooted, potentially dangerous malaise, analysts suggest. This week's events might thus be termed a very American coup.
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