Shake-up to the Afghanistan war plan, as president sacks his top dog
Published 06/24/2010, West Central Tribune
WASHINGTON — President Obama sacked his loose-lipped Afghanistan commander Wednesday, a shift for the military order in wartime, and chose the familiar, admired — and tightly disciplined — Gen. David Petraeus to replace him. Petraeus, architect of the Iraq war turnaround, was once again to take hands-on leadership of a troubled war effort.Word count: 364
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