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Mattis Appears before Senate in Confirmation Hearing

Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis yesterday appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing to head U.S. Central Command. Mattis, who was nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, explained the need for continued military, civilian and regional cooperation to successfully drive …

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Petraeus Begins Confirmation Process at Senate Hearing

The newly appointed U.S. Commander in Afghanistan Gen. David Petraeus appeared yesterday before the Senate Armed Services Committee and gave his remarks on the situation in Afghanistan. The testimony was part of the confirmation process for the general after he was nominated by President Barack Obama to replace Stanley McChrystal …

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Flournoy and Petraeus Explain U.S. Progress During Senate Hearing

During a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, head of Central Command Gen. David Petraeus and Undersecretary of Defense Michele Flournoy declared a message of slow, but progressive, military success in Afghanistan, despite aggressive questioning from Senate members. Flournoy addressed the evidence of progress in the U.S. Afghan efforts. She said: …

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