Tuesday , 17 September 2019

Tag Archives: CIA

Episode #101: Weekly News Roundup for Sept. 2

In This Week in the DoD for Sept. 2: U.S. Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, who commanded NATO forces in Afghanistan, Multinational Forces-Iraq, U.S. Central Command, the 101st Airborne and more throughout his nearly 40-year career in uniform, has retired from the Army to assume leadership of the CIA. President Barack Obama spoke to the American Legion National Convention in …

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Episode #95: Weekly News Roundup for July 22

In the “This Week in the DoD” podcast for July 22: Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta was formally sworn into office Friday, July 22, by Vice President Joe Biden. Marine Corps Gen. John Allen was promoted from lieutenant general and took command of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. He succeeds Army Gen. David Petraeus, who will retire from …

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Gen. Petraeus bids farewell, Gen. Allen takes ISAF reins

[youtube KqxIa53T0oo nolink] Now that he’s confirmed to head the Central Intelligence Agency, Army Gen. David Petraeus has bid farewell to his post as commander of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. The video above is his farewell interview, including his assessment of current operations. His replacement, newly promoted Marine Corps Gen. John Allen, took the reins of military operations …

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