Gen. David Petraeus: 'I Will Look Very Hard' at McChrystal's Tactical Directive in Afghanistan

Gen. David Petraeus today defended President Obama's timetable for beginning the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, but he also emphasized that he would take a hard look at the tactical directive on the ground issued by Gen. Stanley McChrystal that emphasized a reduction in civilian casualties in military operations, but which some say has put U.S. troops at a disadvantage. After the dramatic downfall of McChrystal last week, Petraeus, slated to take over command of NATO forces in...Full Story
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