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Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Loose-Lip McChrystal Did Obama Huge Favor

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BY ALEXANDER COCKBURN Just when Barack Obama’s presidency was drowning in BP’s crude oil, a megalomaniacal U.S. Army general called Stanley McChrystal, commander of the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan, did him several huge favors. He took the spotlight off the Gulf of Mexico. He gave Obama a marvelous opportunity to act the decisive commander in […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.