Tag Archives: US Defence Secretary

TERROR WATCH, US ISSUES TRAVEL ALERT – Monday August 5 2013

– The White House has held a high-level meeting about terror fears, prompting Washington to issue a travel alert and to order many embassies across the Islamic world to close temporarily. Saturday’s meeting, chaired by National Security Adviser Susan Rice, … Continue reading

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BETTER TO BE CAUGHT WITH YOUR PANTS DOWN THAN YOUR HAND IN THE TILL – Sunday November 17 2012

– Am I the only person in the world who could not care a less if David Petraeus was shagging his biographer? I mean – don’t get me wrong. I’m reading all the stories, because I’m a shameless hypocrite just … 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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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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