Browsing All posts tagged under »CIA Director General David Petraeus«

The Petraeus Debacle

November 14, 2012 by


By Alan Caruba ~ In March 2012, as part of my monthly report on new books,, I recommended “All In: The Education of General David Petraeus”, noting that Paula Broadwell “had considerable access to the man who now is director of the CIA and who had an illustrious military career.” Neither I, nor anyone […]

A Second General Wounded In The Zipper Wars

November 14, 2012 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ The Taliban hasn’t had this much success in bumping off top US generals: Defence Secretary Leon Panetta ordered an investigation of the US commander in Afghanistan John Allen for allegedly “inappropriate” emails with a woman.. The woman, Jill Kelley, is a key figure in the scandal that brought down the former […]

Petraeus Resignation Won’t Interfere with Benghazi Probe, Say Lawmakers

November 13, 2012 by


By Jim Kouri, CPP. ~ Editor’s Note: Americans deserve a complete explanation of the Administration’s decisions on Benghazi. The responsibility for these critical foreign policy decisions rests with the president of the United States. Will he come clean? In response to the surprise announcement on Friday that Gen. David Petraeus officially resigned from his position […]

Affairs Of State – Impressing The Biographer

November 12, 2012 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ General David Petraeus has resigned as CIA director after an FBI hunt for a suspicious emailer revealed his affair with biographer Paula Broadwell. Emma Keller tries to explain: Academics refer to biographies as “The Study of Another Self,” which might explain how the process of writing one resembles an affair. First, […]

Wanted: New Spy Chief

November 10, 2012 by


By James Carafano Ph.D.~ Today, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency resigned. There are few positions in government more vital than the head of the agency with primary responsibility to provide the strategic intelligence Presidents use to inform their most pressing decisions on foreign policy and national security. Further, the agency conducts sensitive covert […]

Petraeus Pondered Quitting on Obama? The Media Don’t Seem Interested

December 31, 2011 by


By Tim Graham On Thursday, the Associated Press reported “Four-star general-turned-CIA director David Petraeus almost resigned as Afghanistan war commander over President Barack Obama’s decision to quickly draw down surge forces, according to a new insider’s look at Petraeus’ 37-year Army career.” Network coverage? Zero. Nexis searching showed nothing on CNN, MSNBC, NPR, The New […]