David H. Petraeus

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  • David Petraeus is heckled on the streets of New York while on his way to teaching a class at CUNY. (Image: YouTube)

    David Petraeus gets Bronx cheer on his way to CUNY classes: 'Warmonger!'

    "Every class, David! Every class, David!" Those are the chants that followed David Petraeus on his way to work as a professor for the City University of New York system.


  • Jill Kelley's complaint about receiving harassing emails spurred an FBI investigation that eventually ensnared ex-CIA Director David N. Petraeus and Marine Gen. John Allen. (Associated Press)

    Justice Dept. seeks more time to respond to Jill Kelley's privacy lawsuit

    The Justice Department has asked for 30 more days to respond to a breach of privacy lawsuit brought against the government by Florida socialite Jill Kelley, whose complaints about harassing emails last year led to the exposure of former CIA Director David H. Petraeus' extramarital affair with his biographer.


  • ** FILE ** This Feb. 2, 2012, file photo shows then-CIA Director David Petraeus testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Petraeus has resigned because of an extramarital affair.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

    David Petraeus finds new gig at private equity firm

    David H. Petraeus has hung up his CIA director hat for a new role: chairman of a group within a private equity firm that will look at world economics and chart a course of new investment.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Petraeus' payback?

    President Obama is the most vindictive, thin-skinned president we have ever had. Does anyone want to take a bet that then-CIA chief David H. Petraeus' sex-scandal downfall is punishment for him not falling in line completely with the much-revised Benghazi talking points of the White House? Around Sept. 20, Mr. Petraeus disputed the revised version of the talking points. On Nov. 7, the story of his affair came out.


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    NATO nominee Allen will retire

    Marine Gen. John Allen, the former top commander in Afghanistan, is retiring from the military instead of enduring what likely would have been a messy Senate confirmation process to be NATO supreme commander.


  • RESCUE READY: Air Force Pararescueman Alejandro Serrano with the 46th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron test-fires his weapon over Kandahar province in case it's needed during casualty-pickup missions in Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

    Payoff seen in Afghan surge

    The U.S. military is starting to see signs that the troop surge in Afghanistan is working on a timetable similar to the Iraq reinforcement campaign in 2007, according to an outside adviser and military sources.


  • ** FILE ** Gen. David H. Petraeus, the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, speaks in September 2010 with Afghan military personnel during a tour of the U.S. run-Parwan detention facility north of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo)

    Petraeus fights time, enemy in Afghanistan

    Army Gen. David H. Petraeus trudges across a gravel helicopter-landing area with his aides, looking purposeful but a bit grim, as he reaches a village outpost in the violent Afghan province of Helmand.


  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai decried the violence in his country and expressed fear that the mayhem would chase away young Afghans. He has established a "peace council" to negotiate with the Taliban. (Associated Press)

    Afghan 'peace council' draws fire

    A "peace council" established Tuesday by Afghan President Hamid Karzai to negotiate with the Taliban includes the man who is thought to have invited Osama bin Laden to Afghanistan and another who served as a mentor to the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks.


  • An Afghan works on the making of an army boot at the Kabul Melli boot factory in Kabul, Afghanistan. The NATO command has issued new guidelines for awarding billions of dollars worth of international contracts in Afghanistan, saying that without proper oversight the money could end up in the hands of insurgents and criminals, deepen corruption, and undermine efforts to win the loyalty of the Afghan people at a critical juncture in the war. (Associated Press)

    Petraeus issues guidance for Afghan contracting

    The NATO command has issued new guidelines for awarding billions of dollars worth of international contracts in Afghanistan, saying that without proper oversight the money could end up in the hands of insurgents and criminals, deepen corruption and undermine efforts to win the loyalty of the Afghan people at a critical juncture in the war.


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