Topic: Stanely McChrystal
US General David Petraeus, the new director of the CIA, officially handed over command of US- and NATO-led troops in Afghanistan at a time of increasing instability.
07/18/2011 10:06 am
Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of staff, said Thursday that the Pentagon is ready to start the surge. The first troops will arrive in Afghanistan next week.
12/10/2009 12:00 am
The US ambassador to Afghanistan, Karl Eikenberry, has cautioned Obama against sending more troops to the country, saying the government of President Hamid Karzai is too corrupt.
11/13/2009 12:00 am