General Petraeus Upbeat, Cites Signs of Progress in Afghanistan

Offering an upbeat assessment of the war in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus today said progress -- some of it substantial -- has been made over the last 18 months. Speaking at London's Royal United Services Institute, General Petraeus painted a picture of Afghanistan in which the Taliban's ability to mount attacks is being reduced, where Afghan led security and governance is growing and where civil society is beginning to take root. NATO Ambassador Mark Sedwill, Petraeus' diplomatic...Full Story
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