General writes of Obama, Pentagon rift

Posted: January 6, 2013 at 5:47 a.m.

In a long-awaited memoir, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former U.S. commander in Afghanistan, wrote that tensions between the White House and the Pentagon were evident in the Obama administration from its opening months in office.

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