As Barack Obama begins his second term, most eyes are on the domestic agenda. But the nation is still at war in Afghanistan. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the war with retired General Stanley McChrystal, former commander in Afghanistan.
The Pentagon has created new rules governing the military's interaction with the media, following Gen. Stanley McChrystal's loose-lipped appearance in Rolling Stone.
Todd Zwillich went to the press conference to try and sort out the new policy.
Todd Zwillich explains the political implications of the president's personnel decision. Jen DiMascio of Politico.com says that although Petraeus is credited with turning Iraq around, it remains to be seen if he can do the same in Afghanistan.
The top US military commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, has been dismissed by President Barack Obama after he criticized leading administration officials. Jeb Sharp talks with Scott Wilson, White House Reporter for the Washington Post.
In less than two days after the article surfaced on the internet, the U.S.'s top commander in the Afghanistan war found himself summoned to Washington, D.C. to hand his resignation to President Obama. We talk about similar events in U.S. history.
The Takeaway talks with Jack Jacobs, a retired U.S. Army colonel, who believes that there was a culture of indiscipline in General Stanley McChrystal's headquarters and a major malfunction in the ranks between President Obama and the general.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal meets with President Obama today, as the fallout from a Rolling Stone article remains front and center in Washington. So, how will the president handle McChrystal's insubordination?
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