David Petraeus

  • Have no proof of security breach against Petraeus: Obama 15-11-2012 07:47 AM

    US President Barack Obama played down fears of a breach in national security due to General Petraeus's extra-marital affair that forced David Petraeus to quit as CIA chief. ...
  • No evidence of security breach due to scandal: Obama 15-11-2012 12:26 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Wednesday said that he has seen no evidence that national security was threatened by the widening sex scandal that ensnared his former CIA director and top military commander in Afghanistan. In his first post election news conference, Obama also reaffirmed his belief that the...
  • Petraeus scandal widens, snares another US commander 14-11-2012 07:54 AM

    Washington: The scandal involving former CIA Director David Petraeus widened on Tuesday as US defense officials said they were looking into "flirtatious" e-mails between General John Allen, the top US commander in Afghanistan, and a woman at the center of the affair. Defense Department officials said they were sifting through...
  • Petraeus' successor in Afghanistan linked to scandal 13-11-2012 06:17 PM

    Perth: In a new twist to the Gen David Petraeus sex scandal, the Pentagon said on Tuesday that the top American commander in Afghanistan, General John Allen, is under investigation for alleged "inappropriate communications" with a woman who is said to have received threatening emails from Paula Broadwell, the woman...
  • US: FBI agents search house of Petraeus' former mistress 13-11-2012 11:33 AM

    North Carolina: FBI agents searched the North Carolina house of Paula Broadwell on Monday, signaling renewed activity in the investigation that revealed her extramarital affair with CIA Director David Petraeus that led to his resignation. Agents entered the house in Charlotte, North Carolina, carrying boxes around 9:00 p.m. (0200 GMT...
  • Identity of second woman emerges in Petraeus's downfall 12-11-2012 08:40 PM

    Washington: New details emerged on Sunday about the extra-marital affair that abruptly ended the career of CIA chief David Petraeus, including the identity of a second woman whose complaints about harassing emails from the woman with whom he had the relationship, Paula Broadwell, prompted an FBI investigation. A person familiar...
  • Paula Broadwell: the woman behind Petraeus's exit from CIA 10-11-2012 12:44 PM

    CIA Director David Petraeus resigned abruptly following reports of an extra-marital affair with a journalist. In a letter to the CIA, Petraeus acknowledged poor judgement in carrying on the affair with his biographer Paula Broadwell while in Afghanistan. He admitted it was unacceptable behaviour. For the director of the CIA,...
  • Petraeus, star on battlefield, felled at CIA by affair 10-11-2012 11:49 AM

    Washington: David Petraeus was a star on the battlefield, commanding the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, but was undone by "poor judgment" in engaging in an extramarital affair that led to his downfall as CIA director. Just two days after his 60th birthday, Petraeus stepped down from the spy agency where...
  • CIA Director resigns, admits extra-marital affair 10-11-2012 04:40 AM

    Washington: CIA Director David Petraeus resigned as head of the main US spy agency on Friday, saying he had engaged in an extramarital affair and acknowledging that he "showed extremely poor judgment." In a letter to the CIA workforce, Petraeus, 60, said that he met with President Barack Obama at...
  • US top commander in Afghanistan shown the door 24-06-2010 11:01 AM

    On Wednesday, US President Barack Obama sacked General Stanley McChrystal for his comments against civilian leaders. ...