Update from the CENTCOM Commander

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Title: Update from the CENTCOM Commander
Author: Petraeus, David H.
Abstract: General David H. Petraeus, as Commanding General, Multi-National Force-Iraq, led the surge in Iraq, where a change in tactics backed by an influx of about 30,000 additional U.S. service members seized the initiative from the insurgents. He assumed command of the United States Central Command in October 2008. He was commissioned in the Infantry upon graduation from the United States Military Academy in 1974. He has MPA and Ph.D. degrees in international relations from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Description: Colonel Leslie Callahan Memorial Lecture presented on January 19, 2010, 2:30 PM in the Ferst Center for the Arts on the Georgia Tech Campus. Runtime: 90:31
Type: Lecture
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1853/31862
Date: 2010-01-19
Contributor: Georgia Institute of Technology. Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology. School of International Affairs
United States. Central Command
Publisher: Georgia Institute of Technology
Subject: Counterinsurgency
United States military operations in Afghanistan
United States military operations in Iraq
Taliban expansion
United States relations with Pakistan and Yemen
June 2007 military surge in Iraq

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