OCCUPATION: American military commander in Iraq
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 1
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 1
PRO: The Surge worked! At least, insofar as it reduced overall violence.
CON: The Surge is over. And neither Petraeus, nor his bosses in the White House, seem to have a plan for what to do next. Other than, y'know, blame Iran.
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