Latest Stories Tagged: Stanley McChrystal

Conflict & Justice

US Afghanistan commander fired

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.


US allies await decision on Afghanistan

The US commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, is reported to have asked for up to forty-thousand more soldiers to head to the region. And he's hoping many of those troops will come from outside the US. The World's Laura Lynch reports.


Warnings dire from leaked report

The leak of the report warning of failure in Afghanistan is certain to add fuel to the debate over the future of the US mission there. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the political situation with Richard Fontaine, a former foreign policy adviser.