U.S. General David Petraeus hands over Iraq command


General David Petraeus, the U.S. commander who has overseen much of the “surge” effort in Iraq, today hands over command in the country to Lt. Gen. Raymond Odierno.

Petraeus has been promoted to head up the U.S. Central Command – CENTCOM – (HIRAM7 REVIEW reported) and will oversee operations across the Middle East, including Iraq and Afghanistan.

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