WASHINGTON - The Justice Department is dropping its investigation into whether David Petraeus' mistress, Paula Broadwell, stalked a romantic rival online. Broadwell's lawyer, Robert Muse, gave The Associated Press a letter from U.S. Attorney Robert O'Neill that says no federal charges will be brought in Florida related to "alleged acts... more »
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is cautioning against concluding that the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Allen, is guilty of misconduct based on allegations now under investigation.
Panetta told reporters in Australia today that he is fully confident in Allen's ability to lead in Afghanistan.
The... more »
WASHINGTON - Your emails are not nearly as private as you think. The downfall of CIA Director David Petraeus demonstrates how easy it is for federal law enforcement agents to examine emails and computer records if they believe a crime was committed. With subpoenas and warrants, the FBI and other... more »
WASHINGTON - The CIA is denying an assertion made by David Petraeus' biographer and girlfriend that the agency held militants in Libya before the Sept. 11 attack. During a talk last month at the University of Denver, author Paula Broadwell said the CIA had detained people at a secret facility... more »
WASHINGTON - Ex-CIA director David Petraeus is telling friends he was shocked to find that his biographer, Paula Broadwell, was suspected of sending anonymous, threatening emails to a Petraeus friend she saw as a romantic rival. A close Petraeus associate says FBI investigators told Petraeus that Broadwell sent anonymous emails... more »
General David Petraeus is the new commander of the Afghanistan war.
The Senate unanimously confirmed the General, with a vote of 99-0.
Petraeus replaces Gen. Stanley McChrystal, whose three-decade career ended, after remarks he and his aides made to Rolling Stone magazine.
As U.S. Central Command chief,... more »