GENERAL JOHN ALLEN

  • Top US General offers post2014 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 wartorn 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" emails 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 wartorn country, a top American commander has told lawmakers. Testifying before a Congressional Committee, General John Allen, Commander of US...