Obama Fires Mcchrystal, Picks Petraeus To Lead Afghanistan Efforts

Obama fires McChrystal, picks Petraeus to lead Afghanistan efforts

President Obama sacked Gen. Stanley McChrystal as his top commander in Afghanistan and will replace him with Gen. David Petraeus, head of U.S. ...

RELATED ARTICLES
  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers
    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • Iran president still a force even as his era endsIran president still a force even as his era ends
    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tourObama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
BING NEWS:
  • Editorial: Blow for Obama
    OPINION: When he was campaigning to become president of the United States, Barack Obama repeatedly made clear his scepticism about American involvement in the war in Afghanistan ... Stanley McChrystal, the man he personally chose to lead the effort.
    06/24/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Obama fires McChrystal, picks Petraeus to head Afghan war
    "The president accepted McChrystal's resignation and has chosen General Petraeus to replace McChrystal as the commander of ISAF and to lead our forces in Afghanistan," the official said on conditition of anonymity. McChrystal delivered his resignation ...
    06/23/2010 - 12:17 pm | View Link
  • Obama fires US Afghan commander, names Petraeus
    Calling it the "right thing for our mission in Afghanistan", Obama relieved General Stanley A McChrystal of duty and replaced him with his boss, General David Petraeus, in a bid to show that his strategy would not be disrupted. Obama had summoned ...
    06/23/2010 - 12:06 pm | View Link
  • Obama fires McChrystal, picks Petraeus to head Afghan war
    "The president accepted McChrystals resignation and has chosen General Petraeus to replace McChrystal as the commander of ISAF and to lead our forces in Afghanistan," the official said on conditition of anonymity. McChrystal delivered his resignation after ...
    06/23/2010 - 6:39 am | View Link
  • Obama Fires McChrystal, Picks Petraeus to Lead in Afghanistan; Local Military Reacts
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Obama named Gen. David Petraeus as top commander in Afghanistan on Wednesday after he relieved Gen. Stanley McChrystal for disparaging comments McChrystal and his staff made about senior administration officials in a magazine ...
    06/22/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    10/31/2014 - 10:07 am | View Website
  • General Stanley McChrystal: The Runaway General by Michael ...
    The Runaway General The Rolling Stone profile of Stanley McChrystal that changed history
    10/30/2014 - 9:35 pm | View Website
  • Obama Changes Direction Of US Military Command, Fires 9th ...
    Obama Changes Direction Of US Military Command, Fires 9th General In His Purge. By Joseph R. Carducci, October 28, 2013. (1,103 comments) Have you been paying ...
    10/30/2014 - 6:01 pm | View Website
  • Breaking Political News, Headlines & Opinion | Politics ...
    Presidential politics and political news from FOXNews.com. News about political parties, political campaigns, world and international politics, politics news ...
    10/30/2014 - 2:04 pm | View Website
  • Barack Obama
    "Obama" redirects here. For his father, see Barack Obama, Sr. For other uses, see Obama (disambiguation).
    10/30/2014 - 9:32 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News