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Jun 23 2010

'None of This Is Easy'

Foreign Policy - Wed, 2010-06-23 00:00
Gen. David Petraeus agreed Wednesday to become commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. In his testimony last week to the Senate Armed Services Committee, Petraeus portrayed an Afghanistan that is on the right track, but still has a long way to go before
Jun 23 2010

Text of Obama?s Remarks on McChrystal

The Wall Street Journal - - Wed, 2010-06-23 00:00
The White House's official text of President Barack Obama's remarks in the Rose Garden about Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who was replaced as the top commander in Afghanistan by Gen. David Petraeus.
Jun 23 2010

McChrystal?s Statement

The Wall Street Journal - - Wed, 2010-06-23 00:00
Gen. Stanley McChrystal's statement after President Barack Obama's announcement that he was being replaced as the top commander in Afghanistan.
Jun 23 2010

McChrystal: A No-Show for War Council Meeting?

The Wall Street Journal - - Wed, 2010-06-23 00:00
With a meeting of President Barack Obama?s Afghanistan war council scheduled to start at the White House at 11:35 a.m., there has been no sign that Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the embattled commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, is in the building.
Jun 23 2010

McChrystal?s Meeting With Obama Ends

The Wall Street Journal - - Wed, 2010-06-23 00:00
Gen. Stanley McChrystal left the White House after meeting with President Barack Obama behind closed doors for just about half an hour.
Jun 22 2010

Drydocks World Repairs Pirate-Attack Damage

Maritime News - Security - Tue, 2010-06-22 01:12
Drydocks World has completed a major repair job for a German ship owner on a container vessel extensively damaged by Somali pirates earlier this year. The work,
Jun 22 2010

Military Blogs Ask: Should He Stay or Go?

At War - Tue, 2010-06-22 00:00
The bloggers who watch the military most closely ask whether General McChrystal deserves to be fired.
Jun 22 2010

Obama: McChrystal Showed ?Poor Judgment?

The Wall Street Journal - - Tue, 2010-06-22 00:00
President Barack Obama said U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal ?showed poor judgment? in remarks he made about the Obama administration?s national security team in a profile in Rolling Stone magazine. But the commander-in-chief has not yet decided whether
Jun 22 2010

It's Not Too Late to Save Kyrgyzstan

Foreign Policy - Tue, 2010-06-22 00:00
Russia and the United States weren't able to stop the recent outbreak of violence and ethnic cleansing in Osh. But there's still time to prevent the worst.
Jun 22 2010

McChrystal Gets Strong Endorsement From Karzai

The Wall Street Journal - - Tue, 2010-06-22 00:00
One person who gave embattled Gen. Stanley McChrystal a ringing endorsement: Afghan President Hamid Karzai.


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