Gwen Ifill talks with Richard Holbrooke, the U.S. special representative for Afghan and Pakistan, about the firing of Gen. Stanley McChrystal and the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan going forward.
Pending confirmation by the Senate, Gen. David Petraeus will take the helm of U.S. forces and counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan. Judy Woodruff gets three views on how Petraeus will lead the war effort.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the U.S. mission and strategy in Afghanistan will not change, following the ouster of Gen. Stanley McChrystal. Judy Woodruff reports on the reactions to the appointment of Gen. David Petraeus to command NATO forces in…
The U.S. mission in Afghanistan will be in new hands following the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal over disparaging remarks about the Obama administration. Gwen Ifill recaps the day's developments, including the president's remarks about accepting the resignation.
President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the top U.S. commander in the Afghan war, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, will be replaced by Gen. David Petraeus, the head of U.S. Central Command. Ray Suarez speaks with analysts about what the decision could…
President Barack Obama is replacing the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, following his disparaging remarks about administration officials. Gwen Ifill gets three points of view about the decision and its consequences for the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, made a swift apology to Obama administration officials for critical remarks that were published in a Rolling Stone article. Jim Lehrer gets three points of view on the fallout from the…
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