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The undoing of David Petraeus

...Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" came to mind when the news broke of General David Petraeus' resignation as CIA Director. Antony spoke the words as Caesar's...youExcept the Will which says to them: "Hold on!" Godspeed, David Petraeus.
Petraeus has answers on Afghanistan, based on hope

...bases in the Taliban heartland and to interview Gen. David Petraeus. I came away convinced, after the surge of 30...pragmatism. Maybe it is just warding off the evil eye. David Petraeus knows Afghanistan is much tougher than Iraq, and...
Outside editorial: Petraeus is right man for job, but must still prove himself

The following editorial first appeared in the Kansas City Star: This was the easy part: Gen. David Petraeus won Senate confirmation on a 99-0 vote as the new Afghanistan war commander. From here forward, it gets trickier. The American...
Alaska Digest

...Baghdad. Murkowski, R-Alaska, and three other senators met with U.S. military commanders - including Gen. David Petraeus, the new U.S. commander in Iraq - soldiers and Iraqi officials on Saturday. Everyone Murkowski spoke to there...
Outside editorial: Obama, Petraeus in the same place on Afghanistan's up to the rest of us to get behind him. To be sure, the words you're hearing right now are from Gen. David Petraeus, who has earned his accolades as America's military commander of record. Today, part of his job is to convince...
One question remains: Who killed Alaska-based troops?

...sending 21,000 more troops to Baghdad to bolster security and rout the terrorists. He also is putting Lt. Gen. David Petraeus in charge, a proven expert in guerilla warfare. And the rules of engagement were revised, lifting restrictions...
Losing the war is winning

...Apparently hoping to head off a potentially positive report next month from the commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, Gen. David Petraeus, some leading Democrats are acknowledging that the surge of American troops is succeeding. Senate Armed Services...
Outside editorial: Will there be escalation or contraction in Iraq by 2008?

...contraction? If the surge succeeds in stabilizing Baghdad and the Anbar province west of Baghdad by late summer, as Gen. David Petraeus hopes, what's the plan? And if it doesn't succeed, what then? The new majorities in the House and Senate support...
$360M lost to insurgents, criminals in Afghanistan improve quality of life and stoke the country's economy. But until a special task force assembled by Gen. David Petraeus began its investigation last year, the coalition had little visibility into the connections many Afghan companies...
Out of the media muck, an idiot emerges

...Irish Times to The Miami Herald to the Syndey (Australia) Morning Herald, al-Jazeera, CNN, Fox News, Gen. David Petraeus, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama himself, all waiting...


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