KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Both Afghanistan's president, Hamid Karzai (HAH'-mihd KAR'-zeye), and NATO secretary-general Anders Fogh Rasmussen (AHN'-derz fohg RAHS'-moo-sihn) have voiced support for McChrystal, who is in trouble for derogatory comments he made in a Rolling Stone magazine interview about President Barack Obama and other
McChrystal has been summoned back to Washington to explain
Speaking through a spokesman, Karzai gave today gave McChrystal a strong endorsement, calling him as the "best commander" of the war.
Karzai said he hoped McChrystal could keep his job.
The NATO secretary-general's office voiced concern over the
impact that a change of command would have on the war effort at a time of rising casualties.
The alliance issued a statement calling the Rolling Stone
article "rather unfortunate." But it also said NATO's leader has
"full confidence" in McChrystal.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.