From the White House, ABC's Martha Raddatz (subscription required) announced "wholesale changes" in US military leadership in Iraq, "a new plan and new commanders." Adm William Fallon will take over the Pentagon's regional Central Command and Gen David Petraeus will be commander in Iraq itself. "Fallon is a wildcard choice," a naval aviator in charge of ground operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. "Defense Secretary Robert Gates clearly decided that he needed to get his own team in place," CBS' Gloria Borger concluded.
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