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Gen David Petraeus

Fox News Contributor Pushes Back

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.05.2012 | Media

Fox News' national security analyst KT McFarland responded on Wednesday to the revelation that, during a conversation with David Petraeus, she told th...

Bad Boy Generals and the Reporters Who Love Them

Shelley Ross | Posted 11.16.2012 | Media
Shelley Ross

The Mysterious Tango Between a News Spinner and Those He Spins The latest spin from the Petraeus camp is that the affair with Paula Broadwell began t...

WATCH: ABC's Denver Affiliate Runs Image of Parodied Petraeus Biography

Posted 11.14.2012 | Media

It appears as though the local ABC News Denver affiliate used a parodied version of biographer Paula Broadwell's book cover during a news report on Ge...

I Was the Other Woman

Jill Di Donato | Posted 01.12.2013 | Women
Jill Di Donato

I write this knowing that I will offend people; I risk my reputation and open myself up for judgment. But I also am thankful for the chance to say, I am truly sorry for hurting others, and myself.

CIA Chief Awarded at Soldiers and Sailors Pierre Hotel Gala

Jim Luce | Posted 12.10.2012 | New York
Jim Luce

Galas in New York not only support important charities, but allow thought leaders and global citizens the opportunity to converse, connecting goodness.

Rod Kurtz

The McChrystal Scandal: How Would You Handle It?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.15.2011 | Small Business

In one of the most dramatic moves of his presidency thus far, President Obama on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal and rep...

Stars of a Different Kind for Gen. Petraeus

Dorian de Wind | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

David Petraeus will be trading the honor of a possible fifth silver star for the solemn responsibility -- and honor -- of ensuring that the ultimate sacrifices represented by the more than 100 stars forever carved on that Memorial Wall will not have been for naught.

Amanda Terkel

House Defeats Resolution To Speed Afghanistan Withdrawal

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House overwhelmingly defeated on Thursday a nonbinding resolution to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of the yea...

A Fifth Star for Petraeus (Revisited)

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Would our nation and our war effort in Afghanistan benefit from the appointment of a five-star general, a General of the Army, and should it be Gen. David Petraeus? I say "yes" to both.

Amanda Terkel

Administration Official Won't Say If Combat Troops Will Be Out Of Afghanistan By 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is holding the door open to having combat troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014, undercutting a promise made by the...

Gen. David Petraeus Media Blitz Planned

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With popular support for America's involvement in the war in Afghanistan at a record low, word comes that Gen. David Petraeus will launch a media blit...

The March of Obama's Empire

Stanley Kutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

The Obama administration is thoroughly committed to defense of the empire it inherited; there is no or little retreat from the mindless expansion of American ambition.

Gen. Petraeus, A Bush Superstar, Faces New Reality In Obama's White House

nytimes.com | ELISABETH BUMILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON Gen. David H. Petraeus, the face of the Iraq troop surge and a favorite of former President George W. Bush, spoke up or was called upon by ...

Are War Generals Undermining Obama's Command In Afghanistan?

Politico | DAVID ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Implicit in the president's decision is an effective cap of about 100,000 for the American force, but top Democrats fear that unless Obama is more ass...

Obama in the Tank

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

While most eyes were on the then impending vote on Obama's economic revival program, the new president ventured out to the Pentagon for his first meeting with the Joint Chiefs of Staff yesterday.

Obama Ready To Cut Karzai Adrift

The Independent | Jerome Starkey and Kim Sengupta in Kabul | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Barack Obama's arrival in the White House and the wind of change sweeping through Washington could lead to the ousting from power of Hamid Karzai, Pre...

Obama's Extra Afghan Troops Will Be Used To Buy Time

Washingtonpost.com | By Karen DeYoung | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President-elect Barack Obama intends to sign off on Pentagon plans to send up to 30,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan, but the incoming administrati...

Obama's Star Turn At The Petraeus Hearing

Kelly Nuxoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kelly Nuxoll

Obama, sitting high on the dais at the hearings, pointed up the confusion surrounding how to determine the criteria for success in Iraq. "No one's calling for a precipitous withdrawal," he said.

Petraeus: I Need Another Six Months To Determine Whether "We've Reached A Turning Point"

Thinkprogress.org | Amanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the past few months, conservatives such as Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) have been quick to declare victory in Iraq. In Novembe...