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Rolling Stone Writer: McChrystal Pals 'Were Lying' About Ground Rules

Michael Hastings, the Rolling Stone writer whose reporting compelled the White House to fire Gen. Stanley McChrystal as commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, does not mince words when it comes to allegations that he broke pre-arranged ground rules or agreements to go off the record.

When There's No Such Thing as 'Off the Record'

General Stanley McChrystal and journalist Dave Weigel both got fired recently for saying things in public they didn't expect to be quoted on. Did the journalists who quoted them do something wrong? It's hardly a simple question.