US General faints during senate session

By Andy Rice 15 June 2010

The commander of US forces in the Middle East, General David H Petraeus, appeared to faint just after participating in a heated question and answer session in the senate on Tuesday. Petraeus was the one having to provide answers about whether the US would be ready to withdraw troops from Afghanistan in July 2011, as per President Barack Obama's schedule, so it's no surprise that his head started to spin.  Read more: New York Times



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