Military Mentors Discreetly Hired, Fired

The Pentagon's Joint Forces Command fired a former top U.S. commander in Iraq from his role as paid adviser to the military after he publicly criticized the Bush administration's conduct of the Iraq war, according to interviews with command officials and e-mails. Retired lieutenant general Ricardo Sanchez, who led U.S. forces in Iraq from June 2003 to June 2004, became a senior mentor for the Joint Forces Command in 2006. Sanchez worked 18 days as a mentor in 2007, according to the command. At...Full Story
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