US general booted for Afghan remarks
WASHINGTON — A top U.S. general in Afghanistan was relieved of duty Friday for “inappropriate public comments” after calling the Afghan government “isolated from reality” and President Hamid Karzai “erratic.”
He called Karzai “erratic” for recently saying Afghanistan would side with Pakistan if the latter declared war on the U.S.
“Why don’t you just poke me in the eye with a needle!,” Fuller was quoted as saying. “You’ve got to be kidding me … I’m sorry, we just gave you $11.6 billion and now you’re telling me, ‘I don’t really care’?” READ MORE