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The Prospect podcast #65—Stanley McChrystal on Donald Trump

The retired general is at the centre of a Trumpian Twitterstorm. He spoke to Prospect about what leadership really is—and what it is not

By Prospect Team  

Retired US general Stanley McChrystal was at the centre of the news cycle over the holiday period. Having branded Donald Trump dishonest and immoral, the president took to Twitter to retaliate: McChrystal got “fired like a dog” by Obama and is known for his “big, dumb mouth,” Trump said.

In our new podcast, recorded shortly before the row, McChrystal spoke about Trump and leadership, which in his view is a trait that we fundamentally misunderstand. His latest book is Leaders: Myth and Reality.

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