General McChrystal's Memoir Details Tensions With Obama from the start

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    If we had a good CiC, then you might have a point.
     
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    A good CIC knows to listen to his military on military issues.
     
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    Good point! President Obama is manifesting into one of the greatest CIC's America has ever produced. What with Osama bin Laden, Gaddafi, and Mubarak deleated, most of al-Qaeda depleated, and Bashar al-Assad about to fall, well... our CIC is not done yet.
     
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    A better CIC knows when to say... enough!
     
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    McCrystal is a douche bag. I've met him a couple times. Complete jackass.
     
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    The military is under civilian control for a reason. Eisenhower correctly warned AGAINST doing only what the military asked.

    A good general follows chain of command, keeps his mouth shut and doesn't let his troops mouth off to Rolling Stone Magazine.
     
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    Lucky for all of us, Obama's vast military experience, prior to his being POTUS, allowed him to make the tough military decisions.

    Obama is a modern-day half-black Eisenhower.
     
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    One of the greatest really? Let's take a look at that if you don't mind OBL ok that's a given Momar and Libya well that was lead by NATO with France and England taking the lead and the U.S. pretty much doing nothing but watching Libya now has a weak central Government but it does have a Al-Qaeda presence strong enough to launch a coordinated attack that killed our ambassador his aide and two former navy seals to Egypt and Mubarak again we watched a hard line but pro western leader get tossed aside for the much more radical and anti western Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood perhaps you caught the less than kind words from a 2010 speech by Morsi about Israel and Jews that surfaced this week Al-Qaeda depleated see Libya and Syria as they are now having a strong impact in that conflict as well Assad about to fall maybe but we have been hearing that for what about two years now and the death toll in Syria is now up to 60,000 give or take.Becoming one of the greatest CIC America has ever produced no I think not as for the current CIC not being done yet I would submit he has hardly started.
     
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    The Muslim Brotherhood and Mexican Drug cartels think highly of Obama
     
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