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David Patraeus

Week to Week News Quiz for 4/24/15

John Zipperer | Posted 06.24.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

With whom is the president battling -- rhetorically in one case and literally in another? Take our latest Week to Week news quiz and find out. Here a...

Powerful Philanderers on the Couch

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Alpert

Where there's a great risk, the level of excitement and thrill is heightened and there's an effort to push the envelope further and further. The greater the risk the greater the thrill.

Week to Week News Quiz for Friday, May 31, 2013

John Zipperer | Posted 07.31.2013 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

The French have a word for what? Who can't be Republican? Take our news quiz and see how much you were paying attention to the week's news.

Top 5 Email Fails Of 2012

The Swizzle | Posted 12.21.2012 | Business

What a year for terrible emails. Everywhere from New York to Afghanistan, private emails have been made public -- often with terrible results, sometim...

Girlfriends, Generals and Gmail

Daniel Hill | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics
Daniel Hill

Petraeus' predicament might not tell us much about effective crisis management, but the generals and their girlfriends do serve up five important reminders.

Keeping Up With David Petraeus: In the Game of Success, Is Scandal Par for the Course?

Emily Orrson | Posted 01.19.2013 | College
Emily Orrson

I'll happily keep up with Petraeus in the Kardashian sense. But in today's world, is the pressure to "keep up" pressure to compromise ethics?

David Petraeus Scandal Won't Be Covered On 'The Newsroom'

Posted 11.15.2012 | TV

Great material it may be, but Aaron Sorkin says the David Petraeus sex scandal won't be covered in Season 2 of "The Newsroom." "Frankly it's a stor...

The Landmarks Conservancy of New York City Scored Big

Liz Smith | Posted 01.13.2013 | New York
Liz Smith

t was an ironic coincidence that the Conservancy had just happened to "save" this beautiful room from destruction, in the same way they do many fabulous architectural works.

Meet Holly Petraeus

The Huffington Post | Tim Stenovec and Zach Carter | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Holly Petraeus, the wife of retired four-star Gen. David Petraeus, has found herself in the spotlight after her husband admitted to having an extramar...

Holly Patraeus: Veteran Advocate At Consumer Protection Bureau

AOL Daily Finance | Loren Berlin | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business

Sometimes, catastrophes can lead to changes that better protect us -- and by "us," I mean the residents of Main Street -- average Americans whose voic...

Only Obama Can Manage the Iran Situation

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Coleen Rowley

There may be an impending foreign policy catastrophe with Iran, on which President Obama is not getting good advice from his closed circle of advisers.

Most Americans Support Afghanistan Withdrawal Plan (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A majority of Americans support President Obama's plan for withdrawing from Afghanistan starting in July 2011, according to a USA Today/Gallup poll re...

In First Interview, New MoveOn Director Backs The President, For a Change

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Justin Ruben must now take a network that has long battled bad ideas and adapt it to supporting and broadening the administration's agenda.

No. 3 Taliban Leader, Omer Khalid, Killed in Pakistan: Security Forces

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Originally published on, the citizen journalism platform that covers world news from the ground. By Alam Zeb Days after a visit by...

Newspaper Editorials Not Convinced by Petraeus

Editor & Publisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So what does the press have to say, on the day after the landmark testimony of Gen. David Patraeus (along with Ambassador Ryan Crocker) on Capitol Hil...