Barry McCaffrey

"God, he's talking to special operations soldiers in Iraq. It's sort of embarrassing," former Gen. Barry McCaffrey told MSNBC.
“This administration will not survive," he said in his Christmas Eve broadcast Monday.
“This is the personalization of a family business dealing with U.S. policy," said Barry McCaffrey.
The president is "refusing to protect the U.S. from Russian attacks."
The sins of past presidents are visited on the present, and when presidents make poor decisions, the odious results can linger
It is indecent that preventable casualties during combat have been followed by preventable casualties during treatment. Let's all take responsibility and end this bipartisan shame with bipartisan solutions. The best politics is to do what is right for the vets, not the politicians.
It may be a New Year, but it is the same old Sy Hersh, arguably America's best investigative reporter, who is still sticking his thumb in the eye of power at the age of 76 and exposing what he sees as the abuse of power.
Without identifying from whom else they heard, it’s impossible to assess the validity of NBC’s claim that they invite to
Apparently, not only does NBC continue to present McCaffrey to its viewers as some sort of objective analyst, but NBC News
While Eisenhower was certainly dead-on about the big picture of the military-industrial complex, we can imagine even he might be surprised by the dirty details of how that "complex" has evolved since his farewell speech in 1961.
Law enforcement officers do not currently focus much effort on arresting adults whose only crime is possessing small amounts
As a Patriotic American and a former Marine, I urge all of us to get realistic about this war. At the rate of 8 billion dollars a month, do Americans want to be in Afghanistan for the next 15 years?
So here's how you succeed as commander in the Afghanistan War, General Petraeus. You stay a reasonable length of time, then get your butt out of there and blame all subsequent failures on your successor.
What are we to make of the BIA? Is it an offshoot of the CIA? As they trundle back and forth between Wall Street and Washington, does the information the CIA officers glean in one venue seep into the other?
Americans should prepare to accept hundreds of U.S. casualties each month in Afghanistan during spring offensives with enemy
There was a time when Americans could have more confidence in the objectivity of the experts who advised government and pronounced on issues of vital importance.
My first HuffPost Book Club selection of 2010 is Janine Wedel's Shadow Elite, a gripping book that explains why it's been so hard to bring about any real change in America.
Retired Gen. Robert H. Scales, Jr., an analyst for both Fox News and National Public Radio, is the president of Colgen, Inc