HIS SHARE OF THE TASK
“Portfolio is happy to announce that retired U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s memoir, ‘My Share of the Task’ has been rescheduled for publication on Jan. 7. The book was originally scheduled for November 2012, but had to be delayed until the security review by the Department of Defense was completed,” says a spokeswoman for Portfolio Books, an imprint of Penguin Group USA.
“Gen. McChrystal spent nearly two years working closely with military officials to make sure he followed all the rules for writing about the armed forces, including special operations. He was extremely careful not to include any information that would endanger any military personnel or their mission.”
The four-star general was, incidentally, former commander of the U.S. and NATO coalition forces in Afghanistan. Mr. McChrystal resigned and later retired following a controversial article published