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David Petraeus Scandal

Scandal-Plagued Petraeus Gets Job With Private Equity Firm

AP | BY TOM MURPHY | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business

-- Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus will take a new job with investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. as he attempts to rebuild his reputat...

Kelley Spotted In Washington For First Time Since Scandal

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

Jill Kelley, the socialite who sparked the scandal surrounding General David Petraeus in November 2012, was spotted out in Washington, D.C. at a pre-p...

Former CIA Director Apologizes For Affair

AP | JOHN ROGERS and SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- In his first public speech since resigning as head of the CIA, David Petraeus apologized for the extramarital affair that "caused such ...

Big Broadwell Promotion Hits Bump After Scandal

AP | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Army has stalled the promotion of Paula Broadwell, the reservist whose affair with former CIA Director David Petraeus led to his res...

Top General Retires After Seeking Nomination

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is looking for a new candidate to lead American and allied forces in Europe after his first choice, Marine Gen. J...

Media Ethics Journalist Howie Kurtz Should Be Ashamed of Himself: New Low in American Journalism

Vicky Ward | Posted 03.24.2013 | Media
Vicky Ward

Last Sunday I got an email: "I think I have convinced Jill Kelly to speak with you if you are still interested?... She wants the promise of a cover and an assurance that the interview will be favorable." I laughed. Today I saw, to my astonishment, that Kelley appeared to have got her conditions -- in The Daily Beast.

Jill Kelley Makes Shocking Allegation

The Daily Beast | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

Jill Kelley was not the first to see the anonymous email that would rupture her comfortable life as a wealthy Tampa socialite who forged friendships w...

Sex-Related Offenses Major Reason Behind Military Firings

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, fired from his command in Afghanistan last May and now facing a court-martial on charges of sodomy, ad...

Petreaus: 'I Screwed Up'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

Ex-CIA chief David Petraeus admitted he "screwed up royally" in a letter to a friend, the New York Post reports. “I paid the price (appropriately...

David Petraeus and the Biblical Lessons of Why Men Want Two Women

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Petraeus had to resign because our society does not tolerate unfaithfulness. The Biblical story of Jacob and his two wives provides insight into what men search for and the tragedy of not orchestrating disparate needs into one indivisible woman.

In Praise of the Private Life, or Passwords

Dalma Heyn | Posted 01.21.2013 | Women
Dalma Heyn

I'm not concerned about the future of infidelity. It's in great shape and will thrive as long as there is marriage, because it's as old and venerable and inexorable an institution as the wedlock on which it depends. What does concern me -- what is in jeopardy -- is privacy.

General Back In Action After Potentially 'Inappropriate' Emails Surface

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Gen. John Allen has returned to Kabul to resume his duties as the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, more than a wee...

Paula Broadwell Reportedly Made Jill Kelley Fear For Her Life

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

Paula Broadwell, former mistress of ex-CIA Director David Petraeus, allegedly sent Florida socialite Jill Kelley a number of emails in the days before...

Petraeus Withdrawl

Chris Kelly | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Chris Kelly

We need more Petraeus scandal. It can't be over yet. It just can't. We've got the fort in the South, MacDill Air Force Base. The two officers, Gens. Petraeus and Allen. The two women, Mmes Broadwell and Kelley.

Who Is Jill Kelley?

Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics

As one of the women at the center of the David Petraeus scandal, many are wondering: Who is Jill Kelley? Kelley's name first surfaced when she was...

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?

Broadwell Devastated By Affair

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Paula Broadwell is telling friends she is devastated by the fallout from her extramarital affair with retired Gen. David Petraeus, ...

Petraeus Hires Top Lawyer To Handle Affair Troubles

Reuters | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

By Jessica Dye Nov 18 (Reuters) - Former CIA Director General David Petraeus has hired a top Washington lawyer to help him navigate t...

GOP Rep Suggests Obama Knew Of Petraeus Affair Before Election Day

Reuters | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

Nov 18 (Reuters) - The head of the House Intelligence Committee suggested on Sunday that President Barack Obama might have known about former CIA Di...

Revealing Kelley Emails Exposed

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Florida socialite who traded flirtatious emails with the top commander in Afghanistan also sent numerous emails to the mayor of Tam...

Kelley Made Multiple White House Visits

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The two women at the center of the David Petraeus scandal – the biographer with whom he had an extramarital affair and the so...

Top Officials Testify Over Petraeus Scandal

AP | ROBERT BURNS and NANCY BENAC | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Top national security officials trudged to Capitol Hill on Thursday to grapple with fallout from the David Petraeus sex scandal as ...

Panetta Orders Review In Wake Of Petraeus Scandal

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

BANGKOK — Citing a string of ethical lapses by senior military officers, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has asked the Joint Chiefs of Staff to r...

Petraeus Makes Big Denials In First Conversation With Reporter

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

Former CIA Director David Petraeus has broken his silence to Kyra Phillips of Headline News, whom he told that he had never passed any classified info...

VIDEO: Petraeus Scandal Anticipated in Giuliani 'Ad' 5 Years Ago

Dan Mirvish | Posted 01.14.2013 | Media
Dan Mirvish

The David Petraeus scandal is a tragedy of personal and global importance. Who could have possibly predicted such an undoing? None other than fake pundit Martin Eisenstadt... five years ago, to be exact.