Tag Archives: General John Allen

GENERAL ENGULFED BY CIA SEX SCANDAL STEPS ASIDE – Thursday February 21 2013

– The US general nominated to become commander of NATO forces in Europe has resigned from the military, months after becoming entangled in the David Petraeus sex scandal. General John Allen had been nominated by the White House to take … Continue reading

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MISTRESS OFF HOOK – Thursday December 20 2012

– The US Justice Department has decided not to charge David Petraeus’s mistress, Paula Broadwell, with cyber stalking as part of its investigation into an email scandal that led to the resignation of the CIA director and respected army general. … Continue reading

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NICE TO MEET YOU…BUT I DON’T NEED A RUNNING MATE – Sunday November 18 2012

– I met General David Petraeus once, in the hot Baghdad August of 2007, in his cramped office on the first floor of Saddam Hussein’s sumptuous presidential palace in the Green Zone. It was hard not to be in awe … Continue reading

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GENERAL SCANDAL REVERBERATES THROUGH WASHINGTON – Thursday November 15 2012

– It should be the simplest story in the world. A powerful man in a sensitive job is forced to resign over an illicit affair. But the Petreaus scandal has turned into a sprawling political, military, diplomatic and intelligence mess, … Continue reading

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EMAIL SEX SCANDAL A WAR ISSUE – Thursday November 15 2012

– President Barack Obama has backed the top US commander in Afghanistan after the four-star general was dragged into the sex scandal that brought down former CIA director David Petraeus. General John Allen was put under investigation after FBI agents … Continue reading

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US AFGHANISTAN CHIEF FACING PROBE – Wednesday November 14 2012

– The commander of United States forces in Afghanistan, General John Allen, is under investigation for “inappropriate” emails to a woman linked to the sex scandal involving former CIA director David Petraeus, a defence official says. The revelation on Tuesday … Continue reading

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