CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 23, 2011
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(Pentagon: David Martin) The reaction of Afghanistan commander General David Petraeus and Joint Chiefs Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen to President Obama’s drawdown plans for US troops featured; scenes shown of the military leaders before Congress; details given about the different views of Obama’s military advisors vs. his civilian advisors. [MULLEN – says the president’s decisions are more aggressive and incur more risk.] [PETRAEUS – states it was more aggressive in terms of the timeline.]
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