Wednesday, June 23, 2010

'Obama is stuck with McChrystal'

Interview with Former US Senator Mike Gravel
By Press TV

"Former US Senator Mike Gravel believes the US president is stuck with the "arrogant" commander of US forces in Afghanistan, despite General Stanley McChrystal's mistakes in the Afghan war.

Long-suspected divisions between the US military and administration officials came to the spotlight on Tuesday when McChrystal, in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, criticized US President Barack Obama, his vice president and the US ambassador to Kabul, Press TV reported.

Although McChrystal later officially apologized for his "poor judgment," Gravel believes that the general's "mistake" is indicative of his "lack of integrity," which in fact, can lead to other catastrophic consequences.

The following is the transcript of Gravel's interview with Press TV....."

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