"We are assuming that we will have those kinds of conditions [in Afghanistan] that will enable that by that time in July 2011," he said. "That's the projection. And that is what again we have supported."
Petraeus hedges on Afghanistan withdrawal →
A spokesman for Gen. Petraeus, commander of U.S. Central Command, which oversees all U.S. forces in Afghanistan, said the general was likely dehydrated and jet-lagged from recent travels.