Gates' Afghanistan Shake-Up: General Switch Reveals Military In-FightingQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|It's extremely unusual for a four-star commander of a war zone to get fired in the middle of the conflict. It's why yesterday's developments, with the Obama administration firing Gen. David McKiernan, were so striking. Just to be clear, in cases like these, "request the resignation" means "fired."|
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