Have Junior Officers Lost Confidence in Their Commanders?

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Junior officers with more experience on the ground are now blaming the generals for what's gone wrong in Iraq.  Was America's Army trained for the wrong war? Is there a "trust gap" between officers of Generation X and their superiors? President Bush is in New Orleans to mark the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and, on Reporter's Notebook, the late hotel magnate Leona Helmsly left billions to charity and a trust fund of $12 million for her dog.

Gen. David Petraeus (L) chats with other officers at an American army outpost in a neighborhood recently taken from militant control by US forces in Bacouba, Iraq.
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