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
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
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
Petraeus steps down after one-year stint in
charge of 140,000 international troops in the
Gen. Petraeus does not think al Qaeda fighters are making a comeback inside Afghan.Apr 09, 2011, 23:27 PM IST
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.
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
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.
The NATO command has issued new
guidelines for awarding billions of dollars worth of international contracts in Afghanistan.
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
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
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
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 only began this spring and needs time to take root, Army Gen. David Petraeus said.Aug 15, 2010, 23:17 PM IST
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.
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
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.
"We funded ISI to build extremist organisations when they were
Mujahideen," Petraeus tells Cong.
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
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