Why was a Navy adviser stripped of her career?

Why was a Navy adviser stripped of her career?

This magazine piece in the Washington Post, about a Fifth fleet advisor who was sacked for informing Washington on an admiral's crazy plans to provoke Iran, is full of nuggets of info about how the dysfunctions of empire. Scary to think things are run this way.

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Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region, www.arabist.net.