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3 years 1 month ago

General Petraeus retires from Army

General David Petraeus bids farewell today to the Army that has been his life and the troops that have been his family for 37 years. He'll start as CIA director next week, waging war on terrorists in a different way. Many thought Petraeus would become chairman of the...

4 years 3 months ago

Senate moves to confirm Petraeus

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate panel is moving quickly to hold a confirmation hearing for Gen. David Petraeus as the new commander for the war in Afghanistan. The Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing for the Army four-star general next Tuesday. Both Republicans and Democrats have said they...

4 years 4 months ago

AP: McChrystal out

A source tells The Associated Press that President Barack Obama has decided to oust Afghanistan commanding Gen. Stanley McChrystal over inflammatory remarks he made about Obama and other high administration officials. McChrystal had apologized for several disparaging remarks he made in an interview about his civilian superiors. A source...

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