McChrystal Calls Out White House 'Wimps,' Gets Summons

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Rajiv Chandrasekaran, associate editor, Washington Post
Andrew Exum, fellow at the Center for New American Security

Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, was summoned back to Washington by the President after he slammed Vice President Joe Biden and "the wimps in the White House" to Rolling Stone. McChrystal issued an apology for his "poor judgement," but faces calls for his resignation.

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