Obama: U.S. Will 'Not Miss a Beat' in Afghanistan As Gen. David Petraeus Takes Over

President Obama and administration officials today expressed confidence about the direction of the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan as the new mission's new commander, Gen. David Petraeus, prepared to head to the region next week. "What we saw yesterday was a change in personnel not a change in policy," the president said at a joint news conference with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. "We will not a miss a beat because of the change in command in the Afghan theater." Petraeus' confirmation...Full Story
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