David Petraeus

Petraeus Admits to 'Slipping My Moorings' in First Public Speech Post-Resignation

Petraeus Admits to 'Slipping My Moorings' in First Public Speech Post-Resignation
A prepared text of his speech, obtained by the New York Times, indicates Petraeus will apologize for the affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell.
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Meet the Think Tankers Advising the U.S. Military in Kabul

Amid the media frenzy over former CIA director David Petraeus' extramarital affair, we were struck by a quick reference in a Washington Post story about Petraeus' time running the war in Afghanistan.
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Broadwell Defended Petraeus’ Village Destruction Policy

Paula Broadwell, whose affair with Gen. David Petraeus brought his career to a sudden end last week, had sought to help defend his decision in 2010 to allow village destruction in Afghanistan that not only violated his own previous guidance but the international laws of war.
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Washington Agog as Petraeus Caught with Pants Down

Post-election, pre-fiscal-cliff-crisis Washington has been abuzz over General David Petraeus’s abrupt departure as Director of the CIA and the subsequent stream of shocking details. It didn’t take long for congressional Republicans to cue the conspiracy theories with an all-too-familiar refrain aimed at the Obama administration and Attorney General Eric Holder.
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