Gen. David H. Petraeus
Gen. David H. Petraeus
Gen. David H. Petraeus, the U.S. commander in Iraq
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When Gen. David H. Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, meets with influential Iraqi leaders, he is often accompanied by a key deputy: Lt. Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, who leads secretive U.S. Special Operations units working in Iraq.
Excerpts from Gen. David Petraeus's testimony before Congress about the success of the troop surge and military and political progress in Iraq.
Gen. David H. Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker appeared before a joint hearing of the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services committees Monday to give testimony on the results of the Bush administration's "troop surge" in Iraq.
Petraeus: Iraqi Leaders Not Making 'Sufficient Progress' (Post, March 14, 2008, Page A10)
Petraeus Looking to Improve Iraqi Forces (AP, September 13, 2007; 8:00 PM)
ANALYSIS: Petraeus Returns to War That Is Now His Own (Post, September 13, 2007, Page A01)
ANALYSIS: The General's Long View Could Cut Withdrawal Debate Short (Post, September 11, 2007, Page A01)
Iraq Will Be Petraeus's Knot to Untie: General Known to See Peace as Still Possible (Post, January 7, 2007, Page A01)
The Long, Blinding Road to War: Unexpected Challenges Tested Petraeus in Iraq (Post, March 7, 2004, Page A01)
Shifting Sands and Shifting Plans: Commander of 101st Finds Rhythm of Battle (Post, March 8, 2004, Page A01)
THE MAKING OF A COMBAT GENERAL: 'Now Comes the Hard Part': After Chaos in the Capital, Losses Climbed (Post, March 9, 2004, Page A01)
Confused Start, Decisive End: Invasion Shaped by Miscues, Bold Risks and Unexpected Successes (Post, April 13, 2003)
Talk About Field Trips!: Petraeus Gave Student Summer VIP Tour of Iraq (Post, September 3, 2007, Page C01)

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