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Petraeus' odds in Afghanistan

A senior Army strategist and Pentagon advisor isn't sure about whether the appointment of General David Petraeus as commander of forces in Afghanistan will ultimately bring victory there.

By a 99-0 vote last week, the Senate unanimously confirmed General David Petraeus as the next commander of the Afghanistan war to replace General Stanley McChrystal, who was sacked because of inflammatory remarks he and his aides made to Rolling Stone magazine. As U.S. Central Command chief, Petraeus was McChrystal's boss and was already overseeing operations in Afghanistan, but his replacement at Central Command has not been announced. Read More>>>>>>>

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