McChrystal, Obama and Eikenberry in the Oval Office
President Obama meets with United States Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry, left, and General Stanley McChrystal, Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington on Dec. 7, 2009.
President Obama shares a lighter moment with, from left, Karl Eikenberry, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, National Security Advisor Gen. James Jones, and Gen. Stanley McChrystal, Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, at the conclusion of a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington on Dec. 7, 2009.
President Obama meets with his national security team on Afghanistan and Pakistan in the Situation Room of the White House in Washington on Feb. 17, 2010. General Stanley McChrystal, U.S. Commander in Afghanistan, was among those joining the discussion via video-conference (left screen).
President Obama arrives at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan on March 28, 2010, after an all-night secret flight on Air Force One. He was met by U.S. Ambassdor Karl Eikenberry and Gen. Stanley McChrystal, both at left.