“The extent of the couples involvement in Petraeuss headquarters was not known to senior White House and Pentagon officials involved in war policy, two of those officials said. More than a dozen senior military officers and civilian officials were interviewed for this article; most spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss personnel matters.”
If they were ‘hawkish’, it sure didn’t show in the rising death toll of American forces over there. petraeus did NOTHING to stop the slaughter. NOTHING. He and mccrystal both disgust me.