From NBC's Jim Miklaszewski and Ken Strickland
Gen. David Petraeus has ordered an investigation into the Rolling Stone report alleging that Lt. Gen. William Caldwell improperly used "Psychological Operations" forces to target visiting dignitaries, including Sens. John McCain, Carl Levin, and even Joint Chiefs Chairman, Adm. Mike Mullen.
Meanwhile, Levin -- chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee -- issued this statement:
For years, I have strongly and repeatedly advocated for building up Afghan military capability because I believe only the Afghans can truly secure their nation's future. I have never needed any convincing on this point. Quite the opposite, my efforts have been aimed at convincing others of the need for larger, more capable Afghan security forces, and that we and NATO should send more trainers to Afghanistan, rather than more combat troops. I am confident that the chain of command will review any allegation that information operations have been improperly used in Afghanistan.