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Latest David Petraeus Items
The U.S. and its allies are within reach of defeating al Qaeda after killing Osama bin Laden and gaining new insights about the terrorist group's other leading figures, new U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Saturday.
Former battlefield commanders are warning that President Obama's accelerated troop withdrawal from Afghanistan in time for the 2012 presidential election risks reversing major gains made against the Taliban.
The outgoing commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan said Monday that the focus of the war will shift from Taliban strongholds in the south to the porous eastern border with Pakistan where al Qaeda factions and others hold sway.
A soon-to-begin U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan should leave combat power intact as long as possible to press an anti-Taliban offensive, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Sunday. He said support troops should go first.
NATO said Monday that it has significantly weakened the Taliban insurgency, capturing or killing thousands of militants in Afghanistan during the past three months.
The killing of Osama bin Laden may weaken al Qaeda's influence on the Afghan Taliban, the U.S. military commander in Afghanistan said Sunday.
President Obama has once again turned to an architect of President Bush's war strategy to fill a major civilian post in his administration - this time elevating Gen. David H. Petraeus, who oversaw the Iraq surge, to be CIA chief, and tapping current agency head Leon E. Panetta to become the next defense secretary.
Who could blame Pastor Terry Jones for thinking he's the most famous man in the world? In his 15 minutes of fame, he's right up there this week with Barack Obama, Nicolas Sarkozy, Prince William, Osama bin Laden and Charlie Sheen.
The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan told Congress Tuesday that his forces had made enough progress to justify starting a three-year withdrawal in July. But testimony from other officials made it clear that, even after 2014, U.S. troops will be in the country on an "enduring" basis.