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Morning we're hearing from general Stanley McChrystal.
The four star general in the US army became the highest ranking military officer in Afghanistan as commander of US forces.
And the international security assistance force in his new memoir my share of the task.
He details his thirty year career any good talks about some of the controversy get in many of you will remember those controversies in a moment -- take you'll hear about his take on that unexpected resignation.
Following his interview with Rolling Stone magazine in which the general and his staff appeared at the time.
To criticize Vice President Biden and other White House officials but first.
Let's talk about that's the reason shake up of the president's national security team.
Has brought a whole lot of controversial nominations last night on Hannity McChrystal offered his opinion on the president's nominees let's listen.
Well I think -- First I don't judge the president's cabinet selections.
In quite the same way.
Some people do by policy I really think the most important thing is.
Does the president trust and he's got to -- -- team the president's ultimately going to be responsible.
For the direction in which the administration goes the cabinet has got to be a cohesive team.
That operates together I think it's extraordinarily important that they have bonds of trust.
That operate as a single team because if we don't we're not gonna be effective no matter what our policies.
McChrystal also talking to Hannity about his abrupt resignation in June of 2010.
President Obama accepted the general's resignation.
After the release of -- Rolling Stone article that article.
Highlighting some of the general's comments to his staff about the president and his administration.
Those comments caused some controversy.
For some who thought that he was being critical of the commander in chief.
Here's his take on the situation.
We did a number of media engagements throughout the time I was there because one of the things I had to do was explain the war in Afghanistan.
Two people in Europe.
To American leaders but also to families people who sons and daughters were frightening -- a right to that transparency.
So we gave access to wait a wide variety of media to include periodic embeds the Rolling Stone was one of those embeds.
In this particular case.
The account but that reporter produced was very different.
For my interpretation of events or the nature of my staff who -- I have extraordinary regard for but listen I was a commander.
When you're in command.
You like the outcome or not you accept responsibility and that's what -- -- taken.
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