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"We are in this to win," Army Gen. David H. Petraeus said on Sunday as he took the reins of an Afghan war effort troubled by waning support, an emboldened enemy, government corruption and a looming commitment to withdraw troops even with no sign of violence easing.
The U.N.'s top official in Afghanistan says the Taliban are interested in a political solution because they know they cannot win the war against the U.S.-led coalition or the hearts of Afghans.
The Endless Game cartoon in the Financial Times shows President Obama and a Taliban insurgent batting back and forth a coffin-shaped projectile over the smoking ruin of a building. Another one, in the International Herald Tribune, has Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal boarding a U.S. transport as an Afghan soldier waves goodbye. Atop a nearby mountain, one Taliban fighter says to another, "The pullout has begun!" The two newspapers are the world's most-read English-language dailies by government leaders, business executives and media throughout the world.
The Senate on Wednesday unanimously confirmed Army Gen. David H. Petraeus as the new commander of the Afghanistan war, and President Obama swiftly issued a statement saying the general has his "full confidence."
Predicting "tough fighting" ahead, Army Gen. David H. Petraeus vowed to review rules of engagement to ensure U.S. troops aren't handicapped on the battlefield.
Leaders of the world's 20 most powerful economies said this weekend that they must control deficits in the long run but not stifle a nascent economic recovery in the short term, in what President Obama described as "violent agreement" on principles.
The inappropriate comments by Army Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal and his staff about civilian leaders reflected a widespread frustration with White House infighting over the general's one-year-old war plan.
A legal defense fund set up for Sarah Palin when she was Alaska governor was illegal, an investigator for the state Personnel Board said Thursday.
The firing of Army Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, commander of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan, was preceded by a short political death watch among senior military brass.