Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John Allen, President Barack Obama's choice to replace Gen. David Petraeus, looks toward the president during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington,... more 
Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John Allen, President Barack Obama's choice to replace Gen. David Petraeus, looks toward the president during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 28, 2011. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Carolyn Kaster
Thu, Apr 28, 2011 4:13 PM EDT