Petraeus Hearing Should Focus on Three Fronts, One Long War

Publication Date: April 2008

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): James Jay Carafano; Lisa Curtis

Research Area: Military and defense

Keywords: HomelandSecurity; General David H. Patraeus; CENTCOM; tribal areas

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


During the upcoming confirmation hearings, senators from both sides of the aisle should make clear to the incoming the U.S. Central Command commander that winning all three fronts is vital to American interests and that they will do everything in their power to support accomplishing these goals.