The Operators The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of Stanley McChrystal's War in Afghanistan

by Michael Hastings

The Real World

The Operators The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of Stanley McChrystal's War in Afghanistan Synopsis

On April 16th 2010, Michael Hastings spent the night in Kitty O'Shea's Irish pub in Paris with General Stanley McChrystal and his handpicked inner circle. By midnight they were all three sheets to the wind, linking arms and chanting 'Afghanistan!' at the top of their lungs. It was day two of what would turn out to be an extraordinary month. Soon after Hastings flew to Afghanistan with McChrystal. Over the weeks that followed he was privy to everything the General and his team did and saw, including unguarded opinions of the President, of General Petraeus, of Hamid Karzai. 'The Runaway General' piece in Rolling Stone that caused a sensation around the world and led directly to McChrystal's dismissal.

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ISBN: 9780857820419
Publication date: 02/06/2011
Publisher: Swordfish an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780857820419
Publication date: 2nd June 2011
Author: Michael Hastings
Publisher: Swordfish an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback
Genres: The Real World,
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About Michael Hastings

Michael Hastings was NEWSWEEK's Baghdad Correspondent. 'The Runaway General' was his first story for ROLLING STONE. He's thirty years old.

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