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The mishandling of Mattis is a larger part of an attempt by Donilon to centralize foreign policy making in his office, with DOD and State as implementers.
Champ's desire for Susan Rice to head State was our first clue. She does precisely what you TELL her to do, as did the Hildebeast.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-25 01:20||
#2 The current administration does not seem to tolerate debate or dissent despite what they put out for public consumption. Maybe it's just me but it seems like a large number of the upper brass has left or been purged.
Posted by JohnQC 2013-01-25 11:35||
#3 Champ's desire for Susan Rice to head State was our first clue.
Chuck Hagel is another.
Posted by Pappy 2013-01-25 16:00||
#4 I so wanted the ARB ["Pub weenies" per LTC(Ret) Ralph Peters] to ask the Hilderbeast if anyone had asked her to appear on the Sunday Talk shows, and who that someone might have been. As you may recall, she went missing for weeks following those events.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-25 16:05||
#5 He purged many very good Officers. He does many things lightning fast and so it becomes difficult to track. He moves so fast that you are always looking back to find stringers which no one cares about because that was yesterdays news.
Patton Relieved, shrug.
Posted by newc 2013-01-25 19:47||