General John Allen

  • Top US General offers post-2014 Afghan plans January 3, 2013

    Washington: A top American commander based in Afghanistan has submitted plans to the Pentagon that would keep 6,000 to 20,000 US troops in the war-torn country after 2014. General John Allen, the senior US commander in Afghanistan, has submitted his much awaited recommendations on the nature and strength of US...
  • Petraeus scandal widens, snares another US commander November 14, 2012

    Washington: The scandal involving former CIA Director David Petraeus widened on Tuesday as US defense officials said they were looking into "flirtatious" e-mails between General John Allen, the top US commander in Afghanistan, and a woman at the center of the affair. Defense Department officials said they were sifting through...
  • 'India poised for better role in Afghanistan' March 21, 2012

    Washington: India, which is one of the top donors for Afghanistan post 9/11, is poised to play a very important role as the international community prepares to withdraw troops from this war-torn country, a top American commander has told lawmakers. Testifying before a Congressional Committee, General John Allen, Commander of US...