Wednesday, June 23, 2010

From the Front: 06/23/2010

In today's From the Front: (Click on link to read stories highlighted below) This post is courtesy of The Thunder Run

A Little Pink in a World of Camo: Annoyed
Bouhammer: GEN McChrystal speaks his mind, and Bouhammer Supports him
Katherine Tiedemann: Daily brief: Gen. McChrystal awaits his fate
Brian Fishman: West coast jihad
Army Live: Improving wounded warrior care
Battle Rattle: Mattis to lead Afghan fight?
The Canada-Afghanistan Blog: Reports On The Future Of The Mission
Fraser From Iraq: Beer Day Gone Wild
Bruce R: Meanwhile, back in Afg 2: the Good Guys of Gizab
Bruce R: Meanwhile, back in Afg
Hell Cat Betty: I Admire...
IraqPundit: Protests Spread
Jamie McIntyre: What WAS he thinking?
Kerplunk: Like a Rolling Stone
The Kitchen Dispatch: Day 1: Restrepo PR machine comes alive in L.A.
Bill Roggio: US, Afghan forces hammer the Haqqani Network in Paktia
Loving A Soldier Blog: I wouldn't have it any other way!
C. J. CHIVERS: General Faces Unease Among His Own Troops, Too
Red Bull Rising: Death to Floppy Socks!
The Unknown Soldiers: Without controversy
Terry Glavin: The Inevitable Betrayal In 'Peace Talks'
The Captain's Journal: General McChrystal Recalled: What’s Important About This?
Uncle Jimbo: If McChrystal goes, Eikenberry & Holbrooke must follow
Mr Wolf: Someone Broke The Rules - THAT Broke McChrystal
Uber Pig: Afghanistan Policy Review
Yankee Mom: A General vs A Secretary
Chuck Z: General McChrystal--from my position
Neptunus Lex: Rolling Stone
Greyhawk: Too Rolling Stoned
Victor Davis Hanson: Military Dissent Should Be Private

News from the Home Front:
General Stanley McChrystal tenders his resignation
McChrystal denies offering to resign
Pakistan Taliban must be blacklisted
Civilian press aide resigns amid flap over McChrystal's 'Rolling Stone' profile
McChrystal’s Fate in Limbo as He Prepares to Meet Obama
McChrystal is woven into Obama's Afghanistan strategy
Military Blogs Ask: Should He Stay or Go?
Article Prompts Speculation About McChrystal’s Future
Obama has free rein to act on McChrystal, but system is still complex
McChrystal Tests Obama’s Priorities
The President and His General
Gates Issues Statement on McChrystal Profile
Arlington Cemetery Fields Phone Calls From Worried Families
Marine Missing in Action From World War I Identified

News from the Front:

At least 9 Iraqis killed in bombings
Al-Qaida Front Group Says It Bombed Baghdad Bank
Lack of electricity and water puts Iraqis on edge during heat of summer

Australia may begin Afghanistan pullout in 2012
Afghan peace process offers little hope for women
Afghan police struggle ahead of U.S. pullout
Afghan leaders voice strong support for McChrystal
Afghan government backs McChrystal to keep job
2 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan attacks
Australian soldiers could begin leaving Afghanistan in 2012
Undisciplined Afghans endanger Marjah Marines
Bulgaria to Send More Troops to Afghanistan
US Defense Officials Questioned About Afghan Trucking Contract
US Funds Used to Pay Afghan Warlords

Nine people killed in Karachi firing incidents
Six dead in Karachi target killings
Taliban 'openly raising funds' in Pakistani Punjab
43 more Taliban killed as Pak forces continue to pound militants in FATA
Taliban demands release of militants in return for kidnapped Pak soldiers
Pakistan Predicts Conviction in US Terror Trial
Taliban regrouping in Pakistan areas thought secure

The Thunder Run's From the Front is a daily series that highlights news and personal dispatches from the front and the home front.

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