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26 April 2017 21:45 (South Africa)

US General faints during senate session

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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