A General's Farewell

By David Ignatius - June 29, 2011

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KABUL -- A week ago, late on the night that President Obama announced he would be withdrawing troops from Afghanistan faster than the military had wanted, Gen. David Petraeus held a videoconference from Washington with his senior staff, who were assembled in Kabul for their 7:30 a.m. meeting. He assured them their campaign plan was still "doable," even with fewer numbers over time, and told them...

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