World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 19, 2014
The man who led the US troop surge that preceded Washington's exit from Iraq after a costly eight-year war says there should be no going back, even with air strikes.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 26, 2013
Leaks from Edward Snowden have helped America's adversaries and represent the most serious breach of classified information in US history, the CIA's former number-two ranking official said in an interview on Friday.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday July 16, 2013
Former CIA director David Petraeus is taking a big salary cut for his visiting professorship at the City University of New York's honors college after being criticized for how much he was getting paid.
World | Reuters | Sunday April 7, 2013
FBI agents met with former CIA Director David Petraeus at his northern Virginia home as part of an investigation into whether an ex-lover improperly handled classified documents, USA Today reported.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday March 27, 2013
David Petraeus apologised on Tuesday night to an audience of many veterans for the conduct that led to his resignation as head of the CIA following the disclosure of an extramarital affair.
World | Reuters | Sunday February 3, 2013
A plan developed last summer by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and then-CIA Director David Petraeus to arm and train Syrian rebels was rebuffed by the White House, The New York Times reported on Saturday.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday January 23, 2013
A Pentagon investigation has cleared Gen. John Allen, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, of professional misconduct in exchanging emails with a civilian woman linked to the sex scandal that led retired Gen. David Petraeus to resign as CIA directo...
World | Agence France Presse | Thursday January 17, 2013
John Brennan, who President Barack Obama is poised to pick to lead the CIA after the fall of David Petraeus, is an agency veteran who spent the last four years devising White House counterterrorism strategy.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday December 19, 2012
The Justice Department has decided not to charge David Petraeus' mistress, Paula Broadwell, with cyberstalking as part of its investigation into an email scandal that led to the resignation of the CIA director and storied general.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday November 28, 2012
A Tampa socialite embroiled in the scandal that cost CIA Director David Petraeus his job fought back on Tuesday after more than two weeks of silence as her attorneys released emails, telephone recordings and other material that they say show she neve...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 27, 2012
South Korea said on Tuesday it was dismissing Jill Kelley, the Florida socialite at the heart of the scandal that brought down CIA chief David Petraeus, from her post as an "honorary consul".
World | Associated Press | Wednesday November 21, 2012
General John Allen has returned to Kabul to resume his duties as the top U.S. and NATO commander of the war in Afghanistan, more than a week after the Pentagon announced it is investigating potentially "inappropriate" correspondence between the four-...
World | Reuters | Tuesday November 20, 2012
The wife of a U.S. Army general facing adultery and sex charges said on Monday military marriages have suffered from the extended U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan and described infidelity as an emotional war wound that gets overlooked.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 19, 2012
Speaking through a friend, the ex-lover of fallen CIA chief David Petraeus has broken her silence on the affair that led to his downfall, saying she is "devastated" at all the harm done.
World | Associated Press | Monday November 19, 2012
Paula Broadwell, whose extramarital affair with CIA chief David Petraeus led to his resignation, is telling friends she is devastated by the fallout.
World | Reuters | Saturday November 17, 2012
Days after an extramarital affair forced CIA Director David Petraeus to resign, the Florida socialite who triggered the inquiry that took down Petraeus complained about "paparazzi" in front of her mansion and "people calling me with threats."
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 16, 2012
Ex-CIA chief David Petraeus began his testimony before lawmakers on Friday about the September 11 assault on the US mission in Benghazi, his first appearance since resigning suddenly a week ago.
World | Agence France-Press | Friday November 16, 2012
It was an unlikely chain of events involving a jealous lover, a Florida socialite and an over-zealous FBI agent that led CIA chief David Petraeus to resign over an extramarital affair.
World | Reuters | Friday November 16, 2012
Intelligence officials on Thursday showed lawmakers a real-time film of the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, and discussed a timeline of events in sometimes heated exchanges at a closed-door hearing, lawmakers said.
World | Agence France Presse | Thursday November 15, 2012
Defence Secretary Leon Panetta ordered US military commanders on Thursday to carry out a review of ethics training among senior officers amid a widening sex scandal that cost CIA chief David Petraeus his job.