Senate Confirmation Hearing for Petraeus to Lead Afghan War

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General David Petraeus also faced a Senate committee today, for a hearing on his appointment as US commander in Afghanistan. Petraeus said he had agreed with the plan to begin a draw-down of troops by July of next year, but insisted it was not his idea. Peter Spiegel is national security correspondent for the Wall Street Journal.


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