Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Fallon Out

The fallout from the article is blamed (see previous post), he showed himself to be a bloodthirsty racist imperial warrior but not onboard enough with Bush policy on Iran. Whether this means merely the usual distaste for loyalty or has more significance in respect to an attack on Iran is debatable.
The top U.S. military commander for the Middle East resigned Tuesday amid speculation about a rift over U.S. policy in Iran. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said that Adm. William J. Fallon had asked for permission to retire and that Gates agreed. Gates said the decision, effective March 31, was entirely Fallon’s and that Gates believed it was “the right thing to do.”

4 comments:

Gene said...

Some insight here

barmakid said...

So, do you really think that some kind of strategic attack against Iran is going to occur?

barmakid

Naj said...

I don't think so.

Brother Tim said...

"Gates said the decision, effective March 31, was entirely Fallon’s and that Gates believed it was “the right thing to do."

I'll bet there's 19% of this country that believes that, too.