AGE: roughly 53
OCCUPATION: Lieutenant General of the U.S. Army
NUMBER OF TIME COVERS: 0
PREVIOUS APPEARANCES ON THE TIME 100: 0
PRO: Now the second-ranking commander in Iraq behind Gen. David Petraeus, the 1976 West Point grad commanded the team that captured Saddam Hussein in 2003 and is a co-architect of the troop Surge in Baghdad.
CON: The general is still identified by his tendency to use heavy force the primary reason Sunni Arabs were seduced by the insurgency. Of course, the iron fist may come in handy as the Surge ends and Shia militias reheat their armed opposition.
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