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. ...

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    United States President President Barack Obama on Tuesday removed Gen Stanley McChrystal as his top ... it is the right thing for our mission in Afghanistan, for our military, and for our country," Obama said. Petraeus not only enjoys the respect in ...
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