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McChrystal Envisions an End to the War

Courtesy of a Republican congressman, quoted by The Associated Press’s Deb Reichmann: Even Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, is

Daniel James
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Dec 01, 2009

Courtesy of a Republican congressman, quoted by The Associated Press’s Deb Reichmann:

Even Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, is giving hints, albeit privately, about a possible endgame.

, a Republican congressman from Colorado, said this week that during his visit to Kabul, he asked McChrystal: “If you get these troops that you are requesting, the 40,000, where’s the ? At what point will we begin to draw down?” According to Coffman, McChrystal responded: “Sometime before 2013.”

Watching the GOP try to use McChrystal as a wedge against Obama next week in his congressional testimony is going to be awesome.

Daniel James | Daniel James is an author, keynote speaker, and entrepreneur who is a professional coach and gerontologist. Daniel holds a bachelor's degree from Georgia Tech, a master's degree from UCLA, a diploma in gerontology from the University of Boston, as well as a Professional Coaching Certification.

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