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Petraeus

Bradley Manning: Cross Dressing Shenanigans

Khanh Ho | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics
Khanh Ho

Recently, new photographs were released -- incriminating ones -- of an American public figure who has entered into the American imagination as a figur...

Petraeus Gets New Gig

AP | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- David Petraeus' next tough assignment will be in the trenches of academia. The University of Southern California announced Thursday th...

David Petraeus Gets New Job After Resignation

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

April 23 (Reuters) - David Petraeus, who resigned his post as CIA director amid revelations of an extra-marital affair with his biographer, will joi...

Petraeus' Torture Teams

John Tirman | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
John Tirman

The Guardian has just published an exposé of interrogation teams run by two U.S. operatives acting under the authority of General David Petraeus in Iraq. It's clear that Petraeus not only knew of the "enhanced interrogation," but likely hired the thugs who were involved in it.

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...

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...

Jill Kelley Fights Back Over Petraeus Scandal Allegations

AP | TERRY SPENCER and TAMARA LUSH | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — A Tampa socialite embroiled in the scandal that cost CIA Director David Petraeus his job fought back Tuesday after more than two w...

The Truth About Cheating Wives

Iris Krasnow | Posted 01.21.2013 | Weddings
Iris Krasnow

I am so sick of this overblown non-news story, the generalization of "Why Women Want To Sleep With Powerful Men", as if all women were lemmings flocking to fancy-titled males, putty in their hands.

The Fall of the American Empire (Writ Small)

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

It couldn't be clearer now that the "fall" of David Petraeus is playing out as farce of the first order. What's less obvious is that Petraeus, America's military golden boy and Caesar of celebrity, was always smoke and mirrors, always the farce, even if the denizens of Washington didn't know it.

Report On Retired Generals Finds Shocking Result

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

A report released Monday by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and the Brave New Foundation found that 70 percent of retired three-a...

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.

The Real Reason It's So Hard To Stay Faithful

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.16.2013 | Divorce
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

If monogamy fails more than half of the time, are we looking at a system that no longer serves our needs? Are we holding onto a romanticized notion of love and desire, hoping that we can get it right, but continuing to fail at it over and over again?

"Tip of the Spear"

Howard Bragman | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics
Howard Bragman

The revelations about General Allen, Mrs. Kelley, Eric Cantor and the inevitable disclosures of the enabling of the affair guarantee that this is just the tip of the iceberg for this story and the pain it brings.

A Modest Proposal

Bill Allen | Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy
Bill Allen

In light of the Petraeus situation and the scrutiny it has received I have a modest proposal to solve several of the nation's problems at once.

Petraeus Making Anticipated Testimony

Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

By LARRY MARGASAK, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Former CIA Director David Petraeus arrived early Friday for closed hearings on Capitol Hill ...

CIA Investigating Petraeus

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The CIA is opening an "exploratory" investigation into the general conduct of ex-CIA director David Petraeus, who resigned last week aft...

FBI Agent In Petraeus Scandal Previously Seen As Hero

AP | MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — FBI Special Agent Frederick Humphries II played a key role in investigating a terrorist attack aimed at blowing up Los Angeles Int...

Petraeus Affair Amuses Taliban

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.15.2013 | World

The sex scandal that has brought down CIA chief David Petraeus may be causing heartache in the Washington security establishment but the affair has pr...

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...

FBI Agent Embroiled In Petraeus Scandal Has Heroic History

AP | MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — FBI Special Agent Frederick Humphries II played a key role in stopping a terrorist attack aimed at blowing up Los Angeles Internat...

Molly O'Toole

Air Force Sex Scandal Report Cites 'Abuse Of Power' Amid Petraeus, Allen Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

A U.S. military shaken by the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus and the investigation of its top commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Allen, a...

Petraeus's Public Shaming Better Than Hoover's Alternative

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In a way, I'm glad that David Petraeus's sex scandal is playing out across the pages and television screens of the mass media. Because one of the alternative ways it could have been handled is so much worse.

Gerry Smith

Why Petraeus' Email Troubles Should Make You Nervous

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology

The digital demise of former CIA Director David Petraeus underscores a key warning for an age in which computer servers retain nearly every residue of...

A Few Days After Veterans Day

Matthew Hoh | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Matthew Hoh

Have we, those no longer in service, met our obligations to those still serving and to those who will serve? Have we honestly and critically examined our most recent histories and reported, candidly, what we saw, what we did, what we accomplished, whether or not it was worth it and what it meant?

David Wood

In Midst Of Petraeus-Allen Scandal, War In Afghanistan Roars On

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

As word began leaking out last Friday that CIA Director David Petraeus would resign because of an extramarital affair, a firefight erupted in Eastern ...