US President Barack Obama announces that General David Petraeus, former commander of US forces in Iraq, will replace US General Stanley McChrystal as top NATO commander in Afghanistan
epa02218295 US President Barack Obama (C) announces that General David Petraeus (R), former commander of US forces in Iraq, will replace US General Stanley McChrystal as top NATO commander in Afghanistan in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington DC, USA, 23 June 2010. McChrystal resigned over a magazine article in which he and his top aides criticize the US government. In the profile of McChrystal by Rolling Stone magazine, he is portrayed as dismissive of top US officials involved in Afghanistan policy. Also in the picture is US Vice President Joe Biden (L). EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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