Perhaps aware that Rolling Stone could help raise his profile, McChrystal half-jokingly urges Hastings to go big with the piece.
Given the distrust the military has for the press, it is surprising to see how laissez-faire the general is with Hastings.
Hastings says a part of him felt compelled to compose a story that McChrystal and his staff would like.
Hastings was killed in a fiery late-night car crash in Los Angeles in June.
Yet what such onlookers failed to grasp,” writes Hastings, “was the complicity…of the sexual power games.
Your Lordships will judge by that last act of Mr. Hastings what the rest of his whole life was.
Mr. Irwin says that General Hastings did not promise to marry you.
"No; not threats," Hastings answered him in a voice that was cold as ice.
General Hastings was permanently disabled by a bullet wound in the leg.
During the previous debates, Burke had not been idle with his impeachment of Hastings.
Old English Hæstingas "The Hastings; settlement of the family or followers of a man called *Hæsta;" literally "Hæsta's People."
The Hæstingas were an important tribal group referred to in an 8th cent. Northumbrian chronicle as the gens Hestingorum which seems to have kept a separate identity as late as the early 11th cent. ["Cambridge Dictionary of English Place-Names"]