McChrystal to Resign Today Source has 'ongoing contacts' with the general By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff Posted Jun 23, 2010 6:32 AM CDT 19 comments Comments In this March 28, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama is greeted by Commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan Gen. Stanley McChrystal as he arrives at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File) (Newser) – No one yet knows what Obama will do in the wake of Stanley McChrystal's Rolling Stone flap, but CNN thinks it knows what the general will do. An unnamed Pentagon source has told CNN that McChrystal will "likely" resign today after an Oval Office meeting with the president. Not convinced? The source "has ongoing contacts with the general," notes CNN.