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Petraeus to plead guilty to spilling secrets to mistress

Washington - Former American military commander and CIA chief David Petraeus will plead guilty to illegally providing classified secrets to his mistress, a dramatic fall from grace for a general once lauded as a war hero.

General John Allen retires — Declines top NATO commander job

Washington - Former Afghan commander John Allen handed in his resignation and turned down the prestigious job of Supreme Commander Europe (SACEUR). He was personally chosen for that job by President Obama. The president accepted his resignation.

Fox News founder tried to enlist Petraeus for presidential run

Fox News chief and founder Roger Ailes attempted to recruit then-Gen. David H. Petraeus to run for president, a sentiment passed on via Fox News analyst Kathleen T. McFarland.

Op-Ed: Benghazi attack — The October surprise that backfired

The Romney campaign was banking on the Benghazi attack making Obama the next Jimmy Carter, however it has instead blown up in the face of the American right - only problem is, they haven't realized that yet.

Republican plot to impeach Obama over Benghazi attack thickens

Washington - Reports allege a move for impeachment of Obama based on claims that he lied about the Benghazi attack and tried to cover up the truth that it was a terrorist attack. It is also alleged that he blackmailed Petraeus to co-operate in the cover-up.

Op-Ed: Does the Petraeus scandal mean spies in Obama's Administration?

The Petraeus scandal reveals massive Islamic infiltration in the Obama administration as Intel officials struggle to explain Libya talking points. Is the Obama administration decorated with spies from the Mideast?

General John Allen under investigation as Petraeus scandal widens

Washington - Gen. John R. Allen, commander of the International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) in Afghanistan, is under investigation for alleged "inappropriate communication" with Jill Kelley, 37, one of the women named in the Petraeus scandal.

FBI agent, general reportedly involved in Petraeus sex scandal

In yet another strange twist involving the David Petraeus sex scandal, the FBI has announced that the agent who initially launched the investigation has been removed from the case, accused of being "obsessed with the matter."

Broadwell sent threatening emails to Petraeus's 'second lover'

Washington - Paula Broadwell, the woman named in the Petraeus scandal, warned another woman to "back off" and "stay away" from the general. The FBI uncovered details of Petraeus's affair with Broadwell after the "second lover," fearing for her safety, alerted them.

Paula Broadwell, Petraeus biographer, was the 'other woman'

Washington - It has been revealed that Paula Broadwell, the author of the biography, "All In: The Education of General David Petraeus," was the woman in the extramarital affair that Petraeus cited as the reason for his resignation from the CIA.

David Petraeus resigns from CIA

Washington - David Petraeus has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair. Petraeus was sworn in as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency on September 6, 2011 and resigned on November 9, Friday.

Op-Ed: Anonymous sources OK when conservatives use them

Washington - All the yelping and rending of tunics, with the plucking of hair from their heads and beards being done by outraged conservatives over the fact that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid quoted an anonymous source seems to be reserved for one side.

Israeli-American war of words continues

Speaking to the Senate Armed Services Committee today General David Petraeus said the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was fomenting anti-American sentiment due to the perception of U.S. favoritism towards Israel.

Petraeus, Zardari, Agree on Need to Fight Terrorism in Pakistan

Pakistani President Ali Asif Zardari and General David Petraeus, commander of U.S. Central Command (Centcom) have called for unity in fighting terrorism in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Gen. Petraeus: Israel might attack Iran directly

Yesterday, Israeli Prime Minister warned President Obama that if US doesn’t attack Iran, Israel will. Today Petraeus told Congress that Israel may attack Iran by itself.

Petraeus: Afghan and Pakistani Problems Are One In The Same

United States Army General David Petraeus had spoken out in regards to the fighting in Afghanistan and Pakistan. He said that they are both one problem put together.

US Defense Secretary Gates Chooses Gen. Petraeus As Chief Of US Central Command

After Navy Admiral William Fallon said that he was going to resign from his post, Army General David Petraeus has been picked to replace him. If confirmed, Pretraeus will be the new chief of United States Central Command.

Possible Turkish Raids In Iraq Concern Petraeus

General David Petraeus the United States top military commander in Iraq that he is concerned and fearful about a possible raid by Turkey on the autonomous Kurdish occupied northern Iraq in retaliation of attacks by the PKK.

Op-Ed: Makes Move against General Petraeus

Left wing placed a full-page ad in the New York Times condemning General David Petraeus' report on Iraq. MoveOn's assessment might appear more credible, instead of like a partisan hit piece, if it had been given after the report was submitted.

White House Doesn't Want Petraeus to Testify Publicly

The top General in Iraq, General David H. Petraeus is scheduled to testify before congress next month on the progress that has been made in Iraq, directly tied to the surge President Bush claimed would turn the tide in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

US Commander; 'No military solution in Iraq'

General David Petraeus has used his first news conference to argue the need for 'reconciliation' with some militant groups.

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President Barack Obama and Gen. David Petraeus depart the White House Oval Office
President Barack Obama and Gen. David Petraeus depart the White House Oval Office
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