US Commander

  • '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...
  • US General vows 'relentless' pursuit of Taliban June 30, 2010

    Washington: A Senate panel has approved the nomination of Gen David Petraeus to be the top US commander in Afghanistan after he assured lawmakers he would continue "relentless" pursuit of the Taliban. The full Senate is expected to vote on Wednesday on the confirmation of Petraeus, named by President Barack Obama...