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Stanley A. McChrystal
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Discuss the theme of war in General Stanley McChrystal's memoir, "My Share of the Task". How does war appear in the memoir? How does McChrystal's life as a soldier revolve around war? What does he do to prepare for war? How does he conduct wars? Is he successful in his missions? Why or why not?

General McChrystal refuses to blame any one man or situation for the bad conditions in Iraq and Afghanistan prior to the counterinsurgency strategies employed in those places. Why? What reasons does he give? Is he correct in not blaming any one or any one thing? Why or why not?

Discuss the theme of honor and discipline in General Stanley McChrystal's memoir, "My Share of the Task". What is honor? What is discipline? Why are they important? How does McChyrstal instill these values in his men and in his time...

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