Gen. David Petraeus sat down with Michael O'Hanlon of the Brookings Institution for a discussion on the state of the war in Afghanistan at the Newseum on Friday. National Journal Correspondent Major Garrett then presented questions from the audience. Highlights of his responses follow.
Petraeus: Success in Afghanistan Key to Pakistan
Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Kabul, said that continued progress in Afghanistan is crucial to prevent the situation in neighboring Pakistan from deteriorating further. (Read Yochi Dreazen's coverage.)
Gen. Petraeus: Success in Afghanistan Key to Pakistan
Photos by Richard A. Bloom contributed to this article.