Top US General Ousted for Criticizing Karzai Govt

Major General Peter Fuller, one of the top US Army commanders in Afghanistan, was fired today for “inappropriate public comments” related to criticism of Afghan President Hamid Karzai in an interview Thursday with POLITICO. Fuller condemned the Afghan government as “isolated from reality” and expressed hope that he would be replaced by “a guy that’s more articulate in public” in the next election.

Click here to read more about Fuller’s sacking from POLITICO

Click here to read CNN’s reaction to Fuller’s ouster

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