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Joint chiefs chairman worried about the short-term impact of bringing troops home to troubled families.
Watergate reporter Bob Woodward’s new book depicts Obama administration’s division over Afghanistan.
Senate Democrats have attached the "don't ask, don't tell" repeal to a military spending bill.
Joe Biden formally handed over responsibility for combat operations to the Iraqis.
The House prepared to send Obama a major war-funding increase of $33 billion.
Mattis would replace Petraeus, who is now in Afghanistan as the U.S. and NATO's top military officer.
McChrystal was fired last week as the top U.S. general in the stalemated Afghanistan war.
McChrystal's future as the top U.S. commander of the war in Afghanistan is uncertain.
Congress is headed toward landmark votes on whether to allow gays to serve openly in the military.
Pentagon brass is showing an openness to using Facebook and Twitter.