Petraeus: Afghanistan needs more ‘sustained’ effort than Iraq war

By Roxana Tiron – 01/21/10 01:30 PM ET

Gen. David Petraeus, the head of U.S. Central Command, on Thursday cast doubt on the ability of the United States to rapidly improve the situation in Afghanistan.

“You are not going to turn Afghanistan,” Petraeus, who oversees the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, said at a discussion hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

Read more: The Hill


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