I say it was brilliant strategy. I was a well placed bombshell placed in the heart of the Left: Rolling Stone Magazine.
It will have more effect than if McChrystal took out his frustration in the State Owned Media. The Obama Regime has back stabbed him and undermined his efforts in Afghanistan ever since he asked for 40,000 to secure the military part of the Anti-insurgency Tactics. The political part of these tactics have been undermined by Richard Holbrooke, Obama's special envoy in Afghanistan and Pakistan; Karl Eikenberry, the US ambassador in Kabul, and of course, National Security Adviser James Jones. For instance, changes to the rules of engagement required The U.S. commander in Afghanistan to order U.S. and NATO forces to break away from fights with militants hiding among villagers. This was contrary to centuries of sound military tactics.