Dr. Robert M. Gates, United States Secretary of Defense, is greeted by Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, Commander of International Security Assistance Force and United States Forces Afghanistan, in front of the ISAF Headquarters building Mar. 8, in Kabul, during his recent visit to Afghanistan.

Dr. Robert M. Gates, United States Secretary of Defense, is greeted by Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, Commander of International Security Assistance Force and United States Forces Afghanistan, in front of the ISAF Headquarters building Mar. 8, in Kabul, during his recent visit to Afghanistan.

Tensions between the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan and the White House. The implications of General McChrystal’s comments and what they could mean for U.S. strategy for the war.

Guests

  • Col. Douglas Macgregor U.S. Army-Retired, decorated combat veteran, senior vice president at Potomac League, LLC, and author of "Warrior's Rage: The Great Tank Battle of 73 Easting."
  • Michael O'Hanlon senior fellow and director of research of the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution co- author with Hassina Sherjan of "Toughing It Out in Afghanistan.”
  • James Kitfield senior correspondent, National Journal magazine.

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