The Obama administration's public versions of events in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya have been riddled with discrepancies, starting soon after the American dead and survivors left behind a charred diplomatic compound and bullet-scarred CIA building in Benghazi.
A memoir by the man retired Gen. David Petraeus succeeded as commander of forces in Afghanistan is coming out Jan. 7.
The affair between retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus and author Paula Broadwell is but an extreme example of the love/hate history between biographers and their subjects.
FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III briefed members of Congress Wednesday on former CIA Director David H. Petraeus' resignation, a congressional source said.
Republican senators plan to introduce a resolution Wednesday calling for a select committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya in which four Americans were killed, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens.
The evidence that Gen. David H. Petraeus, formerly the commander of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq, the author of the current Army field manual, Princeton Ph.D. and, until last week, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, was forced to resign from the CIA to silence him is far stronger than is the version of events that the Obama administration has given us.
President Obama's re-election night speech was big and eloquent, as though America had just won a war. He spoke of "perfecting" the union, of "triumphing over war and depression."
President Obama said he had seen "no evidence" that classified information had been compromised in the wake of David H. Petraeus' stunning decision to resign as CIA director after admitting to an extramarital affair late last week.
President Obama said Wednesday he had no evidence that national security was threatened by the widening sex scandal that ensnared his former CIA director and top military commander in Afghanistan.