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ABC News
Optimism for Trump's Afghan war plan from legendary US commandoTribe At A Time," which caught the attention of Navy SEAL Adm. Eric Olson of U.
ABC News / Posted an hour ago
Tribe At A Time," which caught the attention of Navy SEAL Adm. Eric Olson of U.S. Special Operations Command and Army Gen. David Petraeus, who took command of the war in 2010. Gant's strategy, which when implemented was called "Village Stability... Read more
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The Hill
Trump's winning Afghanistan strategy plans for the long termuntil Obama fired him thirteen months later for talking too honestly to Rolling
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
until Obama fired him thirteen months later for talking too honestly to Rolling Stone. His replacement, General David Petraeus, pursued a full-spectrum COIN strategy there, as did his successor General John Allen. Obama, however, was... Read more
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NZCity
Donald Trump's Afghanistan strategy exactly what US military wants, David Kilcullen saysthen with the US State Department, where he was chief strategist in the counter
NZCity / Posted 12 hours ago
then with the US State Department, where he was chief strategist in the counterterrorism bureau, senior counterinsurgency adviser to General David Petraeus in Iraq, and then senior advisor for counter-insurgency to secretary of state Condoleezza Ri... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Trump delivers US military's dream Afghanistan plan: Kilcullenthen with the US State Department, where he was chief strategist in the counter
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 hours ago
then with the US State Department, where he was chief strategist in the counterterrorism bureau, senior counterinsurgency adviser to General David Petraeus in Iraq, and then senior advisor for counter-insurgency to secretary of state Condoleezza Ri... Read more
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Slate
Sorry Trump, Just Killing More Terrorists Won't Bring "Victory" in Afghanistanpart about Afghanistan, something that Trump’s national security adviser, Lt. G
Slate / Posted 14 hours ago
part about Afghanistan, something that Trump’s national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, knows well. When Gen. David Petraeus was commander in Afghanistan, he hired McMaster to run an anti-corruption program. It didn’t work. Now Trump... Read more
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The Hindu
Open-ended U.S presence in Afghanistan, Pakistan on notice, bigger role for India: Trump’s South Asia policythe President said, indicating willingness for a new wave of American offensive
The Hindu / Posted 14 hours ago
the President said, indicating willingness for a new wave of American offensive against Islamist groups in South Asia. David Petraeus, a former U.S commander in Afghanistan likened the situation to the U.S military presence in South Korea which... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Truth and Lives vs. Career and Famethe number of ribbons and merit badges festooned on the breasts of U.S. general
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
the number of ribbons and merit badges festooned on the breasts of U.S. generals these days (think of the be-medaled Gen. David Petraeus, for example) is in direct proportion to the lies they have told in saluting smartly and abetting the... Read more
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Daily Mail
SARA KHAN on why it is the job of fellow Muslims to defeat terroris an essential part of their recruiting propaganda. Anti-Muslim bigotry has t
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
is an essential part of their recruiting propaganda. Anti-Muslim bigotry has the same effect, as former CIA director David Petraeus acknowledged when he said such hatred ‘directly undermines our ability to defeat Islamist extremists by... Read more
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Aljazeera
Yousef al-Otaiba berates Saudi in leaked emailsTimes columnist Tom Friedman said that the UAE saw bin Salman as a favourable c
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
Times columnist Tom Friedman said that the UAE saw bin Salman as a favourable change within Saudi Arabia. An exchange with David Petraeus, former CIA director and commander of coalition forces in Iraq, saw Otaiba suggest that bin Salman is more... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Allen: The rewards of declaring candidacy for presidentfrom the chattering class. And Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton, the 38-year-ol
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
from the chattering class. And Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton, the 38-year-old Iraq War vet and aide-de-camp to Gen. David Petraeus, is running for something, even if it’s not president in 2020. Moulton has said publicly that he won’t seek... Read more
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Breitbart
EXCLUSIVE–Inside General McMaster’s Purge: How National Security Adviser Eliminated Trump Loyalistsworked for McMaster four separate times, and has never worked with Flynn. Harve
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
worked for McMaster four separate times, and has never worked with Flynn. Harvey was actually close to former CIA Director David Petraeus, having served as his top intelligence analyst in Iraq and as an architect of the Iraq surge. In fact, Harvey... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Mooch refuses to say if Bannon is a white supremacistWhite House exit. Scaramucci pointed to a photo he uses as part of his Twitter
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
White House exit. Scaramucci pointed to a photo he uses as part of his Twitter profile, where he's pictured next to Gens. David Petraeus and John Campbell saying it't an 'inside joke' because the two retired generals 'happen to like me.' He... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
6,000 more pages of Clinton emails to be published Wednesdayby the State Department, but Pentagon officials recently discovered a new chain
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
by the State Department, but Pentagon officials recently discovered a new chain of messages between Clinton and then-Gen. David Petraeus dating to her first days in office that she did not send to the State Department. Wednesday's installment... Read more
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Breitbart
Report: U.S. to Deploy ‘Dozens’ More Marines to Afghanistan’s Taliban Strongholdsits astride the critical ‘Ring Road’ that connects the southern and western pa
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
sits astride the critical ‘Ring Road’ that connects the southern and western parts of the country to Kabul,” retired Gen. David Petraeus, who served as the top commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan between 2010 to 2011, told Marine... Read more
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The Forward
Trump Defends McMaster, Calls Him ‘Pro-Israel’ After Far-Right AttacksMcMasterLeaks to solicit information that could damage McMaster. It at first fe
The Forward / Posted 16 days ago
McMasterLeaks to solicit information that could damage McMaster. It at first featured a cartoon featuring McMaster and David Petraeus, a friend and colleague of McMaster’s from their time in the military, as puppets being manipulated by... Read more
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Business Insider
The knives are coming out for H.R. McMasterformer National Security Council official speaking to The Daily Caller called M
Business Insider / Posted 18 days ago
former National Security Council official speaking to The Daily Caller called McMaster a "sycophant" of retired Gen. David Petraeus and seemed to try to appeal directly to the president's ego. "I don’t understand why [Trump's] allowing a guy... Read more
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Boston Globe
John Kelly learned to deal with civilians as an elite general, but nobody anticipated Donald Trumpand historic tradition. There’s a some precedent for having a general or two i
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
and historic tradition. There’s a some precedent for having a general or two in the presidential inner circle: David Petraeus, a former Army general, was President Barack Obama’s CIA director. Colin Powell, a general in the 1990 Gulf... Read more
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Boston Globe
John Kelly learned to deal with civilians as an elite general, but nobody anticipated Donald Trumpand historic tradition. There’s a some precedent for having a general or two i
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
and historic tradition. There’s a some precedent for having a general or two in the presidential inner circle: David Petraeus, a former Army general, was President Barack Obama’s CIA director. Colin Powell, a general in the 1990 Gulf... Read more
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New Kerala
George Papandreou to Receive 2017 Distinguished Leadership Award - newkerala news #259361Minister of Belgium (2008-2009) and the first fulltime President of the Europea
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
Minister of Belgium (2008-2009) and the first fulltime President of the European Council (2009-2014), General (Retired) David Petraeus, former Director of the CIA (2011-2012), Jeroen van der Veer, a noted business leader and former Chief... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why chief of staff John Kelly will fail tooto make his former rival look as if he was begging for a job that never was to
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
to make his former rival look as if he was begging for a job that never was to be. He did the same with retired Army Gen. David Petraeus. And last month, with the cameras rolling, the president forced his Cabinet to declare sycophantically what a... Read more
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Aljazeera
Otaiba emails: UAE lobbied US to host Taliban officeOtaiba wrote in tweet on July 17, referring to the late former Libyan leader, M
Aljazeera / Posted 21 days ago
Otaiba wrote in tweet on July 17, referring to the late former Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi. Earlier this month, David Petraeus, former CIA chief and army general, said: "Our partners should remember that Qatar - at our request - welcomed... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Should AIPAC Register as a Foreign Agent?the U.S. in such bodies and the lobby's influence over American foreign policy
Op-Ed News / Posted 23 days ago
the U.S. in such bodies and the lobby's influence over American foreign policy has often been noted. In 2010 General David Petraeus stated that Israeli policies were putting American military personnel in the Middle East in danger. He quickly... Read more
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Slate
Trump Loves His New Chief of Staff’s Blunt and Aggressive Style. That Could Be a Problem.in Washington as a Marine general, he never quite became a political operator i
Slate / Posted 24 days ago
in Washington as a Marine general, he never quite became a political operator in the manner of Gen. Colin Powell or Gen. David Petraeus. In comments to CNN last month, Kelly expressed shock at the level of partisanship he encountered at DHS,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
McMaster ousts senior official on National Security Councilhad "served his country bravely in the field and played a crucial role in the s
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
had "served his country bravely in the field and played a crucial role in the successful surge in Iraq." A protege of Gen. David Petraeus when Petraeus was commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, Harvey was credited for predicting the post-invasion... Read more
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NBC News
McMaster removes Flynn pick from National Security Councilbrought in by Flynn, who was fired as national security advisor a month after T
NBC News / Posted 25 days ago
brought in by Flynn, who was fired as national security advisor a month after Trump took office. He is also close to Gen. David Petraeus, who is said to be advising the Trump administration from the sidelines. McMaster has sought to push out some... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How CIA and Allies Trapped Obama in the Syrian Arms Debacleto Congress have long been prime benefits for those powerful organizations and
Op-Ed News / Posted 25 days ago
to Congress have long been prime benefits for those powerful organizations and their senior officials. Then CIA Director David Petraeus was particularly interested in ginning up a covert operation to arm and train the Syrian opposition. With the... Read more
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EuroNews
McMaster Removes Flynn Pal From National Security Councilbrought in by Flynn, who was fired as national security advisor a month after T
EuroNews / Posted 25 days ago
brought in by Flynn, who was fired as national security advisor a month after Trump took office. He is also close to Gen. David Petraeus, who is said to be advising the Trump administration from the sidelines. McMaster has sought to push out some... Read more
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Business Wire
Today’s Geopolitical Climate and Innovation All Top of Mind at GBTA Convention 2017between the various stakeholders would serve to benefit the customer. During h
Business Wire / Posted 26 days ago
between the various stakeholders would serve to benefit the customer. During his service as a four-star general, David Petraeus led military commands in Iraq and Afghanistan before being appointed Director of the CIA. On Monday, General... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Petraeus: A defeat of ISIS is “a matter of time”CENTRAL VALLEY –Former CIA Director and Army General David Petraeus told area p
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 28 days ago
CENTRAL VALLEY –Former CIA Director and Army General David Petraeus told area political leaders Monday evening that although the military is strong, the country is in an especially complicated time with regards to global public and economic... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Obama: No evidence of security breach in Petraeus scandalfrom claiming a broad mandate, other than for protecting middle class families.
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 30 days ago
from claiming a broad mandate, other than for protecting middle class families. The tangled email scandal that cost David Petraeus his CIA career and led to an investigation of Gen. John Allen has disrupted Obama’s plans to keep a narrow... Read more
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Salon.com
Neck-deep in Russkiesthe Syrian border. Every other translator I listened to was suspect, including
Salon.com / Posted a month ago
the Syrian border. Every other translator I listened to was suspect, including the one working for (then) Major General David Petraeus, the 101st division commander. Most of the time, the clues that all was not well with the translators working... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Proceeds of Petraeus speaking engagement to go to Stewart families of KC-130 crash victimsto go to Stewart families of KC-130 crash victims GOSHEN – This coming Monday
Mid-Hudson News / Posted a month ago
to go to Stewart families of KC-130 crash victims GOSHEN – This coming Monday night’s dinner featuring retired General David Petraeus was originally scheduled as a fundraiser for the Orange County Republican Party. In light of the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
An overview of the firings, resignations and withdrawn nominations of the Trump White Housefor deputy secretary of the Treasury. James Clinger, who withdrew from conside
The Sacramento Bee / Posted a month ago
for deputy secretary of the Treasury. James Clinger, who withdrew from consideration for chairman of the FDIC. David Petraeus and Robert Harward, who withdrew from consideration to replace Michael Flynn. Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., who was... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Proceeds of Petraeus speaking engagement to go to families of Stewart plane crashGOSHEN – This coming Monday night’s dinner featuring retired General David Petr
Mid-Hudson News / Posted a month ago
GOSHEN – This coming Monday night’s dinner featuring retired General David Petraeus was originally scheduled as a fundraiser for the Orange County Republican Party. In light of the Stewart-based Marine Corps plane that crashed in Mississippi,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
An overview of the firings, resignations and withdrawn nominations of the Trump White Housefor deputy secretary of the Treasury. James Clinger, who withdrew from conside
The Florida Times-Union / Posted a month ago
for deputy secretary of the Treasury. James Clinger, who withdrew from consideration for chairman of the FDIC. David Petraeus and Robert Harward, who withdrew from consideration to replace Michael Flynn. Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., who was... Read more
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Slate
The Trump Administration Thinks We Can “Win” in Afghanistan but Has No Plan for Doing Itthe place with money, much of which was skimmed off by Karzai’s minions, thus w
Slate / Posted 1 months ago
the place with money, much of which was skimmed off by Karzai’s minions, thus worsening the corruption. (When Gen. David Petraeus was commander, he brought in McMaster, then a one-star general, to head an anti-corruption task force. It... Read more
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