Generalization?

June 24, 2010

Germany regrets McChrystal Afghanistan departure

AFGHANISTAN/MCCHRYSTALDJIBOUTI June 23 (Reuters) – German Defence Minister Karl-Theo zu Guttenberg said on Wednesday he regretted the departure of U.S. General Stanley McChrystal as the top commander in Afghanistan.

“McChrystal was a very reliable partner. I regret not being to work with him any longer,” said Guttenberg, on a trip to visit German troops in the Horn of Africa.

Again Reuters. I come to you for news, not speculative bulls–t.

Germany does not regret the firing of an insubordinate American General leading a VERY unpopular war. The Reuters headline for the article is false and deceiving.

The German Defense Minister, purportedly made a statement saying he regretted not being able to work with McChrystal any longer.

A POLITICIAN IN GERMANY MADE A DIPLOMATIC STATEMENT AFTER McChrystal WAS FIRED.

Germany doesn’t give a s–t about McChrystal. They want out of Afghanistan.

Uncheesy

That headline was a bit broad, considering the actual story content: GBU Editor

General Stanley McChrystal arrives at the White House in Washington, June 23, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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