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  • General Petraeus Confirmation Hearing
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    General Petraeus Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of General David Petraeus to be commander, International Security Assistance Force and, commander, U.S.…

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  • Afghanistan Operations Part 2
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    Afghanistan Operations, Part 2

    General David Petraeus and Michele Flournoy testified on current operations in Afghanistan. In their testimony they focused on a 2011 goal for withdrawal and a year-end review of strategy,…

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  • Afghanistan Operations Part 1
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    Afghanistan Operations, Part 1

    General David Petraeus and Michele Flournoy testified on current operations in Afghanistan. In their testimony they focused on a 2011 goal for withdrawal and a year-end review of strategy,…

    330 views
  • Afghanistan Operations
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    Afghanistan Operations

    General Petraeus testified on current operations in Afghanistan. During questioning from Senator McCain, General Petraeus took suddenly ill and the hearing was suspended as he walked from…

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  • Afghanistan Operations Petraeus Recovery
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    Afghanistan Operations, Petraeus Recovery

    Following an incident in the hearing where General Petraeus collapsed, committee members waited while he recovered. When he returned, Chairman Levin announced that the hearing would…

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  • Central Command and Special Operations Budget
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    Central Command and Special Operations Budget

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the fiscal 2011 budget request for the operations in Afghanistan and Pakistan. In his testimony General Petraeus addressed a number of issues including…

    923 views
  • General David Petraeus on Military Operations
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    General David Petraeus on Military Operations

    General David Petraeus talked at the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia about Iraq and Afghanistan strategies.

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  • US Troop Levels in Afghanistan
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    U.S. Troop Levels in Afghanistan

    General David Petraeus, Ambassador Karl Eikenberry and Deputy Secretary Jack Lew testified about the Obama administration’s proposed strategy for the war in Afghanistan. The plan includes sending 30,000…

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  • General Petraeus on Iraq Afghanistan and Pakistan
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    General Petraeus on Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan

    Michael O’Hanlon interviewed General David Petraeus about U.S. policy in Iraq, Afghanistan,and Pakistan. Among the topics he addressed were troop levels in Afghanistan and potential plans to mount a…

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  • US Central Command Operational Update
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    U.S. Central Command Operational Update

    General David Petraeus, Commander of U.S. Central Command, spoke about military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. He also spoke about an on-going strategy review being conducted by the Defense Department and…

    308 views
  • General David Petraeus on Afghanistan and Iraq
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    General David Petraeus on Afghanistan and Iraq

    General Petraeus spoke about military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, and said the fight against al-Qaida had been “mildly positive” and called for a “whole of governments” approach to counterterrorism. He…

    633 views
  • General David Petraeus Remarks
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    General David Petraeus Remarks

    General David Petraeus delivered remarks on U.S. foreign policy. He talked about how counterinsurgency efforts in Iraq can be applied to U.S. troops fighting in Afghanistan. Following his…

    337 views
  • Defense Secretary Gates Remarks
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    Defense Secretary Gates Remarks

    Secretary Gates delivered the keynote address at the second annual Gulf Coast States Chiefs of Defense Conference. He spoke about security challenges and stability in the Persian Gulf…

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  • Atlantic Council Awards Dinner
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    Atlantic Council Awards Dinner

    The 2009 Atlantic Council awards dinner commemorated the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Former President George H.W. Bush and former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl were…

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  • US Policy Toward Afghanistan and Pakistan
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    U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan and Pakistan

    Military commanders testified about U.S. policy and military strategy in Afghanistan, regional security concerns, and relations with Pakistan. Among the topics they addressed were the growing…

    262 views
  • Military Spending
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    Military Spending

    General Petraeus testified on proposed fiscal year 2010 defense appropriations. In his testimony he spoke about current military deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, and urged Congress to approve $3…

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  • US Policy Toward Afghanistan and Pakistan
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    U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan and Pakistan

    Military commanders testified about U.S. policy and military strategy in Afghanistan, regional security concerns, and relations with Pakistan. Among the topics they addressed were the growing…

    398 views