Stanley A. McChrystal

Latest stories

18h
Orlando Sentinel
Helen Mirren, Douglas Brinkley, Jorge Ramos: Sunday guestsSunday morning guest list this weekend: CBS' "Face the Nation" looks back at H
Helen Mirren, Douglas Brinkley, Jorge Ramos: Sunday guests
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
Sunday morning guest list this weekend: CBS' "Face the Nation" looks back at Hurricane Katrina with Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La.; New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu; historian Douglas Brinkley, author of "The Great Deluge" and photojournalist Mario... Read more
20h
The Atlantic
Inside the Pentagon’s Manhunting Machinedecade—one that would foreshadow its future in the global war on terror—was its
Inside the Pentagon’s Manhunting Machine
The Atlantic / Posted 20 hours ago
decade—one that would foreshadow its future in the global war on terror—was its lead role in the U.S. invasion of Panama. Following years of escalating tensions between the United States and Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, culminating in... Read more
4d
WTOC 11 Savannah
Former President George W. Bush visits ColumbusFormer President George W. Bush and members of his family were in Columbus Mond
Former President George W. Bush visits Columbus
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 4 days ago
Former President George W. Bush and members of his family were in Columbus Monday afternoon. Members of the Bush family including George W., Laura, and Barbara Bush addressed attendees of the 10th annual Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum. The event... Read more
2 related stories
4d
WALB Albany
Former President George W. Bush visits ColumbusFormer President George W. Bush and members of his family were in Columbus Mond
Former President George W. Bush visits Columbus
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
Former President George W. Bush and members of his family were in Columbus Monday afternoon. Members of the Bush family including George W., Laura, and Barbara Bush addressed attendees of the 10th annual Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum. The event... Read more
2 related stories
4d
WTVM 9 Columbus
Former President George W. Bush visits ColumbusFormer President George W. Bush and members of his family were in Columbus Mond
Former President George W. Bush visits Columbus
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
Former President George W. Bush and members of his family were in Columbus Monday afternoon. Members of the Bush family including George W., Laura, and Barbara Bush addressed attendees of the 10th annual Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum. The event... Read more
2 related stories
7d
WTOC 11 Savannah
Former U.S. president, retired general to headline CSU eventA former U.S. president and a retired general are set to appear at Columbus Sta
Former U.S. president, retired general to headline CSU event
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 7 days ago
A former U.S. president and a retired general are set to appear at Columbus State University next week to headline the 10th annual Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum. Former president George W. Bush, along with his wife Laura and their two daughters,... Read more
2 related stories
7d
WALB Albany
Former U.S. president, retired general to headline CSU eventA former U.S. president and a retired general are set to appear at Columbus Sta
Former U.S. president, retired general to headline CSU event
WALB Albany / Posted 7 days ago
A former U.S. president and a retired general are set to appear at Columbus State University next week to headline the 10th annual Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum. Former president George W. Bush, along with his wife Laura and their two daughters,... Read more
2 related stories
7d
WTVM 9 Columbus
Former U.S. president, retired general to headline CSU eventA former U.S. president and a retired general are set to appear at Columbus Sta
Former U.S. president, retired general to headline CSU event
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 days ago
A former U.S. president and a retired general are set to appear at Columbus State University next week to headline the 10th annual Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum. Former president George W. Bush, along with his wife Laura and their two daughters,... Read more
2 related stories
9d
Task & Purpose
3 Rules For Understanding Mentorship“Mentor” is a word that gets thrown around a lot. Maybe now is a good time to r
3 Rules For Understanding Mentorship
Task & Purpose / Posted 9 days ago
“Mentor” is a word that gets thrown around a lot. Maybe now is a good time to redefine it, because there is a large generation of veterans that have learned a lot from their experiences that is worth passing on. I have been fortunate in my military... Read more
9d
Salon.com
Thomas Jefferson’s urgent lesson for America: The less force we wield, the more powerful we becomenever stops with them. Think about two of America’s most celebrated generals o
Thomas Jefferson’s urgent lesson for America: The less force we wield, the more powerful we become
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
never stops with them. Think about two of America’s most celebrated generals of the twenty-first century, Petraeus and Stanley McChrystal and how they fell publicly from grace. Both were West Point grads, both were celebrated as “heroes,”... Read more
18d
AceShowbiz
Topher Grace Cast in Brad Pitt's 'War Machine'August 11, 2015 04:08:49 GMT Based on Michael Hastings' best-selling nonfictio
Topher Grace Cast in Brad Pitt's 'War Machine'
AceShowbiz / Posted 18 days ago
August 11, 2015 04:08:49 GMT Based on Michael Hastings' best-selling nonfiction book, the film is a satirical comedy to be released through Netflix next year. Pitt, who will produce the film with his Plan B partners Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner,... Read more
18d
Wichita Falls Times Record News
Landowners lose advocate in Red River land disputeWICHITA FALLS, Texas - The Red River land dispute that has been going on for ab
Landowners lose advocate in Red River land dispute
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 18 days ago
WICHITA FALLS, Texas - The Red River land dispute that has been going on for about a year now and continues to be one that’s emotionally charged. Kevin Hunter, owner of what he said is a little more than 350 deeded acres that touches the river,... Read more
19d
Forbes
Unlearning Command and Control3 a.m., somewhere in Iraq, 2005. Two soldiers knock at Stanley McChrystal’s doo
Unlearning Command and Control
Forbes / Posted 19 days ago
3 a.m., somewhere in Iraq, 2005. Two soldiers knock at Stanley McChrystal’s door, seeking permission to launch a risky attack, hundreds of miles away. The four-star commander of the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) sits up, and gives his OK.... Read more
21d
Forbes
How To Build Trust, Even With Your Enemiesand one that is hard to get past. The best way to understand how to overcome it
How To Build Trust, Even With Your Enemies
Forbes / Posted 21 days ago
and one that is hard to get past. The best way to understand how to overcome it is by thinking about the prisoner’s dilemma. We tend to assume that if we act rationally, rather than emotionally, we should be able to arrive at a basic framework... Read more
24d
Task & Purpose
McChrystal: Strength Of SEALs Is In The Team, Not The Individual In his book “Team of Teams,” retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal writes that the
McChrystal: Strength Of SEALs Is In The Team, Not The Individual
Task & Purpose / Posted 24 days ago
In his book “Team of Teams,” retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal writes that the effectiveness of the Navy’s Sea Air and Land teams is their ability to cooperate and communicate on a level... Read more
25d
Business Insider
Gen. Stanley McChrystal explains what most people get wrong about Navy SEALsMost people think of Navy SEALs as superheroes who work together like a real-li
Gen. Stanley McChrystal explains what most people get wrong about Navy SEALs
Business Insider / Posted 25 days ago
Most people think of Navy SEALs as superheroes who work together like a real-life Avengers team. The SEALs are undeniably remarkable, but for a different reason, says retired four-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal in his book "Team of Teams," co-written... Read more
26d
Task & Purpose
Why Having Veterans In Congress MattersThe Democratic and Republican party nominees in 2016, and likely their vice pre
Why Having Veterans In Congress Matters
Task & Purpose / Posted 26 days ago
The Democratic and Republican party nominees in 2016, and likely their vice presidential nominees, will almost certainly have the same thing in common as the nominees in 2012; Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Mitt Romney, and Paul Ryan — no military... Read more
26d
The Weekly Standard
Empowering the Iranian Who Murdered AmericansShortly after the fall of Saddam Hussein, the Quds Force mobilized and trained
Empowering the Iranian Who Murdered Americans
The Weekly Standard / Posted 26 days ago
Shortly after the fall of Saddam Hussein, the Quds Force mobilized and trained Shiite militias within Iraq for the purpose of killing Americans. This proxy campaign against United States forces was abetted by a particularly lethal weapon: explosively... Read more
26d
The Weekly Standard
Michael BarberoOne man was responsible for the deaths or injuries of thousands of American sol
Michael Barbero
The Weekly Standard / Posted 26 days ago
One man was responsible for the deaths or injuries of thousands of American soldiers in Iraq. That same man is responsible for sowing sectarian conflict today in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen. And yet, in the nuclear deal with Iran, this man, the commander... Read more
26d
AllAfrica.com
Govt Ministers in Spat Over Tourism BlowDerek Hanekom vented his frustration at the recent visa regulations imposed by
Govt Ministers in Spat Over Tourism Blow
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Derek Hanekom vented his frustration at the recent visa regulations imposed by his Home Affairs counterpart Malusi Gigaba. Both ministers are prominent members of the governing African National Congress. Conflicting interests collide A few... Read more
28d
Forbes
Why Agility Trumps EfficiencyGeneral Stanley McChrystal, former commander of U.S. Special Forces, now trains
Why Agility Trumps Efficiency
Forbes / Posted 28 days ago
General Stanley McChrystal, former commander of U.S. Special Forces, now trains businesses to learn the lessons he did in the fight against Al Qaeda. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Efficiency was the mantra of 20th century industry. If you... Read more
30d
The Age
Qatar extends travel ban on 5 ex-Taliban leadersSergeant Bowe Bergdahl is seen in eastern Afghanistan before he was exchanged f
Qatar extends travel ban on 5 ex-Taliban leaders
The Age / Posted 30 days ago
Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is seen in eastern Afghanistan before he was exchanged for five Guantanamo Bay detainees. Photo: Voice of Jihad website Washington: The government of Qatar will extend its travel ban on five former Taliban leaders and... Read more
1026 related stories
30d
Canberra Times
Qatar extends travel ban on 5 ex-Taliban leadersSergeant Bowe Bergdahl is seen in eastern Afghanistan before he was exchanged f
Qatar extends travel ban on 5 ex-Taliban leaders
Canberra Times / Posted 30 days ago
Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is seen in eastern Afghanistan before he was exchanged for five Guantanamo Bay detainees. Photo: Voice of Jihad website Washington: The government of Qatar will extend its travel ban on five former Taliban leaders and... Read more
1026 related stories

People in this news