One third of Americans hold ‘unfavorable views’ of Petraeus: Poll

Nearly a third of all Americans now hold unfavorable views of David Petraeus after his resignation as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

Nov 24, 2012, 12:46 PM IST

Petraeus testifies before Congressional committee

One of the most decorated military leaders of the US, Petraeus had resigned as head of the top American intelligence agency last week citing extra-marital affairs.

Nov 16, 2012, 23:53 PM IST

ISI chief arrives in US to hold crucial talks with Petraeus

Pakistan`s ISI chief is on his maiden visit to the US as the agency head will hold crucial talks with his CIA counterpart Gen (rtd) David Petraeus.

Aug 01, 2012, 12:49 PM IST

Gen Petraeus hands over command in Afghanistan

Petraeus steps down after one-year stint in
charge of 140,000 international troops in the

Jul 18, 2011, 23:52 PM IST

Al Qaeda not on rise in Afghanistan: Petraeus

Gen. Petraeus does not think al Qaeda fighters are making a comeback inside Afghan.

Apr 09, 2011, 23:27 PM IST

Pak sees need for crackdown in tribal belt: Petraeus

The top US commander in
Afghanistan said Tuesday that Pakistan recognised the need to
take more action against insurgents in tribal regions from
which they can attack NATO forces over the border.

Nov 23, 2010, 20:49 PM IST

NATO allowed Taliban official to Kabul: Petraeus

NATO-led forces facilitated passage of a senior Taliban cmdr to Kabul to hold talks with Afghan govt.

Oct 15, 2010, 19:07 PM IST

Taliban deny peace `overtures` announced by Petraeus

A Taliban spokesman on Tuesday
flatly denied a statement from the commander of NATO troops in
Afghanistan that insurgent groups have made overtures about
laying down their weapons.

Sep 28, 2010, 21:00 PM IST

Petraeus issues guidance for Afghan contracting

The NATO command has issued new
guidelines for awarding billions of dollars worth of international contracts in Afghanistan.

Sep 13, 2010, 00:28 AM IST

Quran burning will endanger US lives: Petraeus

The US commander of the Afghan war has warned that troops` lives will be endangered if a Florida evangelical church goes ahead with a planned burning of the Koran on Saturday`s 9/11 anniversary.

Sep 08, 2010, 00:07 AM IST

US commander seeks 2,000 new troops for Afghanistan

The US and NATO commander in Afghanistan has requested another 2,000 troops for the foreign force fighting the Taliban insurgency.

Sep 07, 2010, 10:53 AM IST

Afghan withdrawal won`t be a "hand-off": Petraeus

The withdrawal of US troops from Afghan from next July will begin with a general "thinning out" of forces.

Aug 31, 2010, 23:08 PM IST

Time is key for progress in Afghanistan: Petraeus

US support for the 9-year Afghanistan war is slipping and the death toll is climbing.

Aug 16, 2010, 17:34 PM IST

Progress in Afghanistan will take time: Petraeus

Progress in Afghanistan only began this spring and needs time to take root, Army Gen. David Petraeus said.

Aug 15, 2010, 23:17 PM IST

Petraeus may tweak Afghan war strategy: McCain

US Senator John McCain said today
that incoming commander General David Petraeus could tweak
strategy in the nearly nine-year war in Afghanistan, following
two days of talks and battlefield tours.

Jul 06, 2010, 00:02 AM IST

Key US panel confirms Petraeus as Afghan war general

A key Senate committee has confirmed Gen Petraeus as the new US and NATO Commander in Afghanistan after a hearing.

Jun 30, 2010, 15:43 PM IST

India has legitimate interest in Afghan: Petraeus

Strongly refuting the
Pakistani claim that India has no role in Afghanistan, new US
Commander General David Petraeus has said that New Delhi has a
legitimate interest in the region.

Jun 30, 2010, 11:15 AM IST

Petraeus for Pak role in Afghan, says ISI-Talib link not surprising

"We funded ISI to build extremist organisations when they were
Mujahideen," Petraeus tells Cong.

Jun 29, 2010, 23:30 PM IST

Iran officials lash out at `thug` Petraeus

Top Iranian officials lashed out today at US General David Petraeus for his comments asserting the Islamic republic is becoming a "thugocracy".

Mar 09, 2010, 15:59 PM IST

Petraeus sees shift in al Qaeda`s Iraq tactics

Fewer foreign volunteers are making it into Iraq to fight with al Qaeda against the US-backed government but the group has switched to fewer but more deadly attacks, US General David Petraeus said on Sunday.

Dec 13, 2009, 19:35 PM IST