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Full Interview with LeadersIn

In his full interview, General Stanley McChrystal unpacks his experience in Iraq, describing the growth of Al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), dealing with Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, and the rise of ISIS (AQI 3.0). He describes how fast-moving organic networks and technology enabled a frightening efficiency in the AQI networks. McChrystal details his experience of how silos and hierarchical processes can reduce agility, and the importance of pursuing a shared consciousness and democratisation of information flows to facilitate more efficient communications. He also shares his reactions to the controversial Rolling Stone article that led to his military resignation.


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