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Gen. Stanley McChrystal Retires

Army Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, who recently commanded all U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan, retired last Friday in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Department of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates called McChrystal one of America’s greatest warriors and a treasured friend and colleague. “We bid farewell to Stan McChrystal …

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Obama: Afghanistan Crucial to National Interests

During a break in the G-20 Summit yesterday, President Barack Obama called Afghanistan a remaining crucial situation to national interests. “I think that we’re going to need to provide assistance to Afghanistan for a long time to come,” he commented, explaining the “very poor country” will continue to need help …

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