General David H. Petraeus delivered the morning keynote address at the Center for a New American Security's third annual conference, "Striking a Balance: A New American Security."
Gen. Petraeus, who was introduced by CNAS President Dr. John A. Nagl, discussed the security situation in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq -- all of which are under his area of responsibility as the commander of U.S. Central Command.
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