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Then-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Democrat talks with Lt. Gen. David Petraeus on Capitol Hill on Jan. 23, 2007. (Associated Press)

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David Petraeus is among those representing America at the annual Bilderberg Conference, which gets underway in Austria on Thursday. (Associated Press)

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Former CIA director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, arrives for sentencing at the federal courthouse in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, April 23, 2015. Petraeus is expected to plead guilty to sharing top government secrets with his biographer. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

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In this Friday Oct. 15, 2010, file photo, Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S and NATO commander addresses RUSI members on "The International Mission in Afghanistan," at the United Services Institute in central London. Former CIA Director Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was expected to be sentenced Thursday April 23, 2015 in federal court in Charlotte for giving her classified material while she was working on the book. (AP Photo/Dan Kitwood, Pool, File)

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U.S. Central Commander Gen. David Petraeus looks on at right as Defense Undersecretary Michele Flournoy testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 16, 2010, before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Drew Angerer)

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Sen. John McCain has suggested David Petraeus be put in charge of a new national security team to deal with Islamic militants in Iraq. (associated press)

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An email from then-CIA Director David Petraeus is among the 99 pages of emails regarding Benghazi released by the White House on May 15, 2013. Petraeus objected to the final talking points that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice used five days after the deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. The White House released 99 pages of emails and a single page of hand-written notes made by Petraeus' deputy, Mike Morell, after a meeting at the White House the day before Rice's appearance. (Associated Press)

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David H. Petraeus resigned as CIA director over an extramarital affair. (Associated Press)