U.S. Army General David Petraeus takes questions during a news conference in Washington

 
U.S. Army General David Petraeus takes questions during a news conference in Washington
U.S. Army General David Petraeus (L), the top commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, takes a question during a news conference with U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker (R), on his report of progress in Iraq, in Washington September 12, 2007. Petraeus, in two days of congressional testimony this week, said the deployment of 30,000 more troops has made sufficient progress that these forces can be pulled out by next summer. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES)