June 30 2010
The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved Gen. David Petraeus' appointment as leader of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, the Los Angeles Times reports.
The general faced little opposition. "You're not allowed to presume confirmation, by the way," said Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich.). "But I am."
Under questioning by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Petraeus said that no military officer had recommended the July 2011 date to begin withdrawing from...
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