David Petraeus

Donald Trump's national security aide Michael Flynn resigns over Russian contacts

Donald Trump's national security aide Michael Flynn resigns over Russian contacts

Michael Flynn, a retired US Army lieutenant general, was an early supporter of Donald Trump and shares his interest in shaking up the establishment in Washington.

Feb 14, 2017, 10:08 AM IST
Donald Trump meets David Petraeus as race for Secretary of State heats up

Donald Trump meets David Petraeus as race for Secretary of State heats up

Petraeus, one of America's most celebrated generals credited with turning the tide in Iraq, spent an hour with Trump at his office in Trump Tower in Manhattan yesterday.

Nov 29, 2016, 10:37 AM IST

Could US use al Qaeda-linked fighters to battle Islamic State?

Former US military commander David Petraeus said Wednesday fighters from al Qaeda`s Syrian affiliate could be used to take on the Islamic State group as he warned that his nation`s hesitation to enforce "red lines" in Syria had damaged US credibility.

Sep 02, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Ex-CIA chief wants US to rope in al-Qaeda to take on ISIS

 A former top military general who headed the CIA has suggested to the Obama Administration to rope in jihadists from al-Qaeda to take on the dreaded ISIS which has threatened America with another 9/11-style attack.

Sep 01, 2015, 16:36 PM IST
Fall of Ramadi a strategic loss, anti-ISIS strategy must be refined: Petraeus

Fall of Ramadi a strategic loss, anti-ISIS strategy must be refined: Petraeus

Calling the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State as a “strategic loss”, former CIA chief David Petraeus has stressed on the urgency of a “political component” that must accompany the military force in order to trounce the extremists.

Jun 01, 2015, 11:43 AM IST

Ex-CIA officer get 3.5 years for NY Times leak

 Former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling was sentenced Monday to 3.5 years in prison for leaking classified information to a New York Times journalist.

May 12, 2015, 08:55 AM IST

Disgraced ex-CIA chief Petraeus says could serve again

  Disgraced former CIA chief and retired general David Petraeus, who recently pleaded guilty to providing secrets to his mistress, has said that he would consider serving the US again if asked.

May 09, 2015, 05:30 AM IST

Ex-general, CIA chief Petraeus gets probation, $100,000 fine in leak case

Former US military commander and CIA director David Petraeus was sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to pay a$100,000 fine but was spared prison time on Thursday after pleading guilty to mishandling classified information.

Apr 24, 2015, 09:30 AM IST
Ex-CIA chief Petraeus fined and given two-year probation

Ex-CIA chief Petraeus fined and given two-year probation

 A court sentenced former CIA chief David Petraeus to two years` probation and fined him $100,000 on Thursday for providing classified secrets to his mistress, US justice officials said.

Apr 24, 2015, 02:11 AM IST

Ex-CIA chief will be sentenced for leaking military secrets

Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was set to be sentenced today in federal court in Charlotte for giving her classified material while she was working on the book.

Apr 24, 2015, 00:19 AM IST

Ex-CIA chief Petraeus to plead guilty, admits giving mistress secrets

Former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to plead guilty to mishandling classified information, with the retired four-star general admitting to giving eight "black books" full of such data to a military mistress who was writing his biography.

Mar 04, 2015, 05:33 AM IST

FBI recommends charges against ex-CIA chief Petraeus: Report

The FBI and US Justice Department prosecutors have recommended bringing felony charges against David Petraeus for allegedly providing classified information to his former mistress while he was director of the CIA, The New York Times said Friday.

Jan 10, 2015, 09:49 AM IST

US must not be Iraq `air force for Shiite militias`: Petraeus

The man who led the US troop surge that preceded Washington`s exit from Iraq after a costly eight-year war says there should not even be US air support without major change in Baghdad.

Jun 19, 2014, 16:59 PM IST

Criticized Petraeus to take USD 1 salary at NY school

Former CIA director David Petraeus is taking a big salary cut for his visiting professorship at the City University of New York`s honors college after being criticized for how much he was getting paid.

Jul 16, 2013, 13:17 PM IST

Petraeus affair: Jill Kelley sues FBI, Def Dept over privacy violations

Jill Kelley, the Florida socialite who triggered a probe that ended the career of CIA director David Petraeus, has sued the FBI and the Defense Department for what she claims was a breach of her privacy.

Jun 04, 2013, 15:55 PM IST

Biographer regrets affair with former CIA director

The biographer whose extramarital affair with then-CIA director David Petraeus triggered his resignation says she regrets the relationship and the harm and grief it caused her family.

May 25, 2013, 09:06 AM IST

David Petraeus apologises for extramarital affair

Disgraced former CIA director David Petraeus has apologised for his extramarital affair that ensnared his career.

Mar 28, 2013, 11:04 AM IST

David Petraeus’ mistress Broadwell ‘won’t be charged with cyberstalking`

The Justice Department has decided not to charge David Petraeus’ mistress, Paula Broadwell, with cyberstalking.

Dec 19, 2012, 17:48 PM IST

Petraeus affair: Jill Kelley in bid to salvage reputation

Kelley’s legal team is alleging that ‘government sources’ are responsible for leaking her personal life to the media.

Nov 29, 2012, 09:35 AM IST

Petraeus’ ‘other woman’ Kelley dropped as ‘honorary consul’ of South Korea

South Korea has said that it is dismissing Jill Kelley, the US woman at the heart of the scandal that ensnared CIA director General David Petraeus, from her post as an ‘honorary consul’.

Nov 27, 2012, 15:18 PM IST