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#David Petraeus

# david-petraeus - Friday 31 May, 2013

CIA director who quit after sex scandal joins investment company

David Petraeus resigned in November after admitting an affair with his biographer, 20 years his junior.

# david-petraeus - Friday 16 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

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# david-petraeus - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Obama: ‘No security threat’ in Petraeus and Allen sex scandal

Barack Obama says the scandal surrounding the former CIA head and the top military commander in Afghanistan has no security impact.

# david-petraeus - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Disgraced CIA chief to testify before Congress: reports US

Disgraced CIA chief to testify before Congress: reports

David Petraeus will testify before Congress after all about the attack on the US consulate in Libya which killed US Ambassador Christopher Stephens and three other Americans.

Support for top US commander amid continuing Petraeus sex scandal

The top commander in Afghanistan, John Allen, has received the backing of US President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defence Secretary Leon Panetta.

# david-petraeus - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

New twist in Petraeus sex scandal as top US commander investigated

The top American commander in Afghanistan is under investigation for alleged “inappropriate communications” with Jill Kelley who has been implicated in the Petraeus scandal.

# david-petraeus - Monday 12 November, 2012

Details of second woman in Petraeus case emerge

The second woman is alleged to have received emails from Paula Broadwell who is said to have conducted an affair with the now former head of the CIA.

# david-petraeus - Friday 9 November, 2012

CIA director quits over extramarital affair CIA

CIA director quits over extramarital affair

Petraeus said in a statement that he had shown “extremely poor judgement” in having an affair.

# david-petraeus - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Former CIA agent gets 30 months’ jail for naming colleague CIA

Former CIA agent gets 30 months’ jail for naming colleague

John Kiriakou told a journalist the name of a colleague who was involved in torturing suspected al-Qaeda members.

# david-petraeus - Monday 18 July, 2011

Petraeus hands over command in Afghanistan to take up CIA role

What’s next for the nearly 10-year-old conflict?

# david-petraeus - Monday 30 May, 2011

NATO apologises after botched airstrike kills women and children in Afghanistan

Afghan president Hamid Karzai has asked NATO forces to coordinate airstrikes with his army but it appears NATO did not do so on this occasion.

# david-petraeus - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

NATO commander apologises for fatal attack on Afghan children

Nine children, aged between 7 and 12, were killed accidentally by NATO forces in Afghanistan as they gathered firewood yesterday.

# david-petraeus - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Pentagon says no decision on Petraeus Afghanistan exit

Reports indicate that the commander of the international force in Afghanistan is to step down.