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David Petraeus Affair

It's the Sex, Stupid

Barry Lando | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Barry Lando

Talk shows hosts are much more interested in tempting their public with the red meat of what could be mistaken for a new hit cable TV series than focusing on the fact that General Petraeus' strategies in Iraq and Afghanistan were not, in the long term, a stunning success.

Petraeus To Testify: Reports

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Former CIA Director David Petraeus will testify about the Libya attacks before the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to Fox News, ABC News and ...

Why Do We Cut the Military So Much Slack?

David Macaray | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
David Macaray

Prospective jurors in a trial requiring testimony from policemen are usually asked if they think law enforcement officers are less apt to lie than are...

'Never Email, Never Have Sex... And Just To Be Safe, Lose The Penis'

Posted 11.14.2012 | Comedy

As the sex scandal involving General David Petraeus grows even more complicated, we find ourselves stuck between simultaneously wanting to wrap our he...

Kelley Called 911 For Diplomatic Protection

AP | ALLEN G. BREED, TAMARA LUSH and DONNA CASSATA | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — 's attempt to climb the Tampa social ladder – the rungs of which included some high-ranking military officials – has c...

Daniel Lippman

Paula Broadwell Yearbook Photo Slogan: 'Work Hard, Play Harder!' | Daniel Lippman | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Work hard, play harder!" That was the ironic motto that Paula Broadwell, the mistress of former CIA Director David Petraeus, wrote for ...

Jason Linkins

Here Is The Dumbest Possible Article About The Petraeus Scandal | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Folks, if you had the ambition to pen the dumbest possible story on the ongoing and unfolding sex scandal that has taken Gen. David Petraeus from his ...

"Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under?": A Playlist For David Petraeus

David Wild | Posted 01.13.2013 | Entertainment
David Wild

Whenever I was misbehaving as a young man, my late great Dad always threatened to send me away to military school. I had no idea that my father -- a Naval officer back in the day -- was thinking of ways for me to someday meet women.

The Wrong Scandal

Randall Amster | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Randall Amster

Only in America could such rabid sexual Puritanism combine with uncritical murderous complicity.

Kelley Sister Got Big Help From Generals

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and JACK GILLUM | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In the latest twist of the David Petraeus sex scandal, court records show the former CIA director and Gen. John Allen intervened la...

Say It Ain't So, Joe (Petraeus)

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 01.13.2013 | Media
Joseph Blady, M.D.

Just because there are no e-mails that are flatly incriminating, does this means that secrets weren't passed? What do men do to impress the women with whom they're involved? They show off. Can we be absolutely sure that Petraeus didn't say things to impress his paramour?

Feinstein: David Petraeus Will Still Testify

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said Monday that former CIA Director David Petraeus will testify in...

Let's Cast The Inevitable David Petraeus Movie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment

The David Petraeus sex scandal gets more complicated by the minute: It now involves at least four families and one shirtless FBI agent. Once the dust ...

Time to Name the Military Sex Scandal: TailGate

John R. Talbott | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
John R. Talbott

With apologies to Jon Stewart who I am sure is all over this, I thought it was time to name the ever-expanding military sex scandal.

10 Most Scandalous Affairs In Art History

Posted 11.13.2012 | Arts

Like the rest of the world, we were more than mildly stunned by former CIA Director David Petraeus' recent revelation concerning his biographer-mistre...

Official Says Allen-Kelley Emails Were 'Flirtatious'

Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

By PETE YOST AND ROBERT BURNS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The sex scandal that led to CIA Director David Petraeus' downfall widened Tuesda...

Petraeus, Broadwell Used Unusual Method To Communicate During Affair

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Since David Petraeus resigned as CIA director Friday over his affair with his biographer Paula Broadwell, a flurry of new information has been exposed...

'Either The POTUS Blackmailed The Head Of The CIA... Or That Theory Is Stupid'

Posted 11.13.2012 | Comedy

You'd think a juicy sex scandal involving the head of the CIA would be enough for the media to have a field day with, but you'd be wrong. It's just no...

The Daily Szep -- David Petraeus Leaving the Pedestal

Paul Szep | Posted 01.12.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Petraeus Shocked By Girlfriend's Emails

Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics


Bianca Bosker

The 2 Stupidly Obvious Spy Tricks That Could Have Saved Petraeus From Getting Caught | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology

Does the head of the world's top spy agency really think he can hide behind a Gmail account and a pseudonym? Apparently so. Even bumbling Boris Ba...

David Petraeus' Downfall Prompts Media Soul-Searching

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.12.2013 | Media

With David Petraeus' career suddenly at an end, some journalists are wondering whether the former CIA chief was really deserving of the veneration he ...

Joshua Hersh

Paula Broadwell Access To Classified Information Raises Questions (UPDATED) | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

Paula Broadwell, whose reported relationship with former CIA director David Petraeus hastened the end of his career last week, has come under scrutiny...

Cantor Role Revealed In Petraeus Affair

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — An aide to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says the Virginia congressman first heard about CIA Director David Petraeus' extramari...

Petraeus Wife Said To Be Beyond 'Furious'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A former spokesman for David Petraeus says the retired general's affair with a female biographer started after Petraeus left the Army. ...