Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal (center) speaks with Afghan National Army Lt. Aminullah Sadat (left) at Patrol Base Tapa Paraang.

Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal (center) speaks with Afghan National Army Lt. Aminullah Sadat (left) at Patrol Base Tapa Paraang.

Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal played critical leadership roles in America’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He says that many of the lessons he and his colleagues learned about teamwork and adaptability through military engagements are applicable to civilian life, from businesses to non-profits. Kojo chats with McChrystal about his experience in America’s most recent wars, as well as the future of U.S. military and foreign policy.

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  • Stanley McChrystal Retired U.S. Army General; Former Commander, U.S. and International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) in Afghanistan; Former Commander, Joint Special Operations Command; Co-Founder, McChrystal Group; Author, "Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World" (Portfolio, 2015)

Read: Excerpt from "Team Of Teams"

Adapted from Team Of Teams: New Rules Of Engagement For A Complex World by General Stanley McChrystal (U.S. Army, retired) with Tantum Collins, David Silverman, and Chris Fussell, in agreement with Portfolio, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © McChrystal Group LLC, 2015.

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