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David Petraeus Queries Over Removal Objective

Aug 17th 2010 at 6:54 AM

The commander of US and Nato forces in Afghanistan has launched an unparalleled media campaign to put off any considerable removal of military forces from the country next summer. A day after Gen David Petraeus appeared in a Sunday interview on NBC’s Meet the Press program, saying that that he will not be bound by a 2011 target date to start moving back American troops, he repeated the same message in interviews to the Washington Post and New York Times on Monday.

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