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General Petraeus: Al Qaeda May Be Shifting Focus Back To Afghanistan From Iraq

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General Petraeus: Al Qaeda May Be Shifting Focus Back To Afghanistan From Iraq After intense US assaults, al-Qaeda may be considering shifting focus to its original home base in Afghanistan, where American casualties are running higher than in Iraq, the top US commander in Iraq said Saturday. "We do think that there is some assessment ongoing as to the continued viability of al-Qaeda's fight in Iraq," said Gen. David Petraeus. Whatever the result, Petraeus said no one should expect al-Qaeda to give up entirely in Iraq.

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UnDave35 UnDave35 8 years
It might seem convenient, but it won't matter.
True-Song True-Song 8 years
Could be. Either way, very convenient!
UnDave35 UnDave35 8 years
Or it could be that his plan has worked, and the timeline fits the situation now.
raciccarone raciccarone 8 years
Weird, right?
True-Song True-Song 8 years
It seems convenient that he might recommend troop reductions before November...
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