General Uproar

Three writers consider how Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal’s recent remarks in a magazine profile might affect his command in Afghanistan.

Judging McChrystal’s War
Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s gaffes should not define his ability to lead.

The Other Truman Doctrine
President Obama needs a commander who will follow his orders.

What Would Lincoln Do?
Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s fate depends on how his firing would affect the war in Afghanistan

Max Boot, Robert Dallek and Doris Kearns Goodwin.