Gen. John Allen

Commander, International Security and Assistance Force (ISAF) U.S. Marine Corp. Gen. John Allen speaks to the media in the Pentagon Briefing room, on May 23, 2012 in Arlington, Va. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

White House To Go Ahead With Allen Nomination Following Petraeus Scandal

The White House said Wednesday it will go ahead with Gen. John Allen’s nomination to become commander of NATO forces in Europe, following his exoneration in a Pentagon investigation of questionable email exchanges with a Florida woman linked to the sex scandal that led David Petraeus to resign as CIA director.


File photo of David Petraeus. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Petraeus: ‘I Screwed Up Royally’

Former CIA Director David Petraeus reveals that he “screwed up royally” in having an affair with his biographer.


File photo of David Petraeus. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

CIA Opens ‘Exploratory’ Investigation Into Petraeus

The CIA on Thursday opened an “exploratory” investigation into Petraeus’ conduct.


CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus with Paula Broadwell. (credit: ISAF via Getty Images)

One Spiteful Email Opened Up Military Sex Scandal

It started in May with a spiteful email to the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan. An anonymous writer warned Gen. John Allen that a friend with whom he was meeting in Washington the following week was trouble and he should stay away from her.


President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference on Nov. 14, 2012 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘We’re Not Supposed To Meddle In Criminal Investigations’

President Barack Obama talked about David Petraeus in glowing terms despite the scandal surrounding the former CIA director.


Jill Kelley leaves her home in Tampa, Florida. Kelley, who is reported to be involved with the military community at MacDill Air Force Base, reported receiving harassing emails to the FBI, which resulted in an investigation that revealed the sender to be Paula Broadwell, who was found to be having an affair with Gen. David H. Petraeus.  (Credit: Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Socialite Jill Kelley at Center of General’s Sex Scandal

When news vans camped outside her stately home, a Florida socialite tied to the Gen. David Petraeus sex scandal fell back on her informal credentials as a social ambassador for Tampa society and top military brass: She asked police for diplomatic protection.


In this handout image provided by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), former Commander of International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan; CIA Director Gen. Davis Petraeus shakes hands with biographer Paula Broadwell, co-author of "All In: The Education of General David Petraeus" on July 13, 2011. (credit: ISAF via Getty Images)

CBS News: Petraeus, Mistress Used Email Cyber-Trick Known To Terrorists

CBS News reports that Gen. David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell emailed each other in a known cyber-trick used by terrorists and teenagers.


Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, right, speaks with Gen. John Allen, Commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), at a NATO meeting of Defense Ministers at NATO Headquarters on Feb. 2, 2012 in Brussels, Belgium. (credit: Jacquelyn Martin/Pool/Getty Images)

Panetta Touts Gen. Allen While Heading To Asia For Weeklong Trip

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Monday the Obama administration is nearing a decision in the next few weeks on how many U.S. troops would remain in Afghanistan — and for what purposes — after the U.S.-led combat mission ends in 2014.



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