updated Wed. September 28, 2022
April 17, 2018
At the request of WSU President Emeritus Dr. Irvin Reid, also the FOCIS Director, CBS-TV Detroit journalist Carol Cain and I had the pleasure of interviewing the retired four-star United States Army general and former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Gen. Petraeus' speech, followed by a Q.
WIMS AM 1420
April 16, 2018
Gen. David Petraeus' missteps. Comey spoke at length about the Hillary Clinton email saga, and when he was asked at one point to compare that situation to the case of Gen. David Petraeus, he said he felt the charges filed against the former general didn't go far enough. Petraeus resigned in 2012 afterÃâÃÂ ...
Fairfield Daily Republic
April 3, 2018
... from McMaster, who was working with David Petraeus, the now-retired general, on a Middle East-focused initiative. “He was like, 'Hey Mike, hey brother,' “ Gallagher said, his voice dropping into a raspy impersonation. “'I need you to get on a plane and fly to D.C. We're doing this project for Gen. Petraeus.
March 26, 2018
The general-as-savior delusion is not solely a Trump-era condition, of course. When the D.C. elite speculated in the 1990s about Gen. Colin Powell turning to politics, there was a guessing game about whether he was a Republican or Democrat. It was the same with David Petraeus – whose side was he onÃâÃÂ ...
March 26, 2018
“A general is the buttress of the state,” he observed. “The general who understands war is master of the people's fate, and oversees the safe keeping of the state. ... Gen David Petraeus served over 37 years in the US army and was then director of the CIA. The above is the foreword to a new edition of TheÃâÃÂ ...
March 24, 2018
But McMaster made his share of enemies coming up the ranks, and only got his first star after the personal intervention of Gen. David Petraeus, who was heading the Army promotion board in 2008. McMaster, who had been a senior adviser to Petraeus, had failed twice before to make the one-starÃâÃÂ ...
March 23, 2018
Retired Army Gen. and former CIA Director David Petraeus praised outgoing national security adviser H.R. McMaster on Thursday, saying he served the ... Petraeus multiple times while both were in the Army, and Petraeus in 2008 sat on the board for his mentee's promotion to a one-star major general.
Dallas News (blog)
March 19, 2018
Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus is set to speak Tuesday at SMU's McFarlin Auditorium as part of the university's Tate Lecture Series. The sold-out event, moderated by Dallas Morning News editor of editorials and vice president Brendan Miniter, will begin at 8 p.m.. Petraeus is best known for leading theÃâÃÂ ...
March 17, 2018
Allen, who had taken over for the Army Gen. David Petraeus in Afghanistan, "was troubled by the email, in particular that somebody knew about the dinner, which had not been publicly announced, thereby presenting a potential security concern," the documents state. So Kelley asked her friend the FBIÃâÃÂ ...
March 17, 2018
The growing expectation that President Donald Trump is going to force out Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as national security adviser raises a .... later adopted by Gen. David Petraeus on a larger scale. But he was passed over for promotion and only reached general with the intervention of his patron Petraeus.
Foreign Policy (blog)
March 16, 2018
... dedicated significant time to hosting legislators for roundtable discussions in the White House residence and chairing Roosevelt Room meetings so that members of Congress, via secure video teleconference, could pose questions directly to Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker in Iraq.
March 16, 2018
And so Geren called Gen. David Petraeus, then commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, to chair that year's Army promotion board for the explicit purpose of ensuring that McMaster and several other creative but career-blocked colonels would become generals. (Some even called that year's panel “the H.R.ÃâÃÂ ...
Task & Purpose
March 16, 2018
We posed that question to the Iraq War's most influential figure, retired Army Gen. David Petraeus, who led U.S. forces in Iraq during the 2007-2008 surge in an attempt to stop a Sunni-Shiite civil war. “I think everybody who was in Iraq, who served there, who knows the sacrifice it entails, who knows the costÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
Similarly, in 2015, after former CIA director Gen. David Petraeus admitted to giving his mistress classified information and then lying to FBI agents about it, Petraeus was able to retain his pension, which reportedly pays him $208,000 a year. Federal law states that government employees can lose theirÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
Similarly, in 2015, after former CIA director Gen. David Petraeus admitted to giving his mistress classified information and then lying to FBI agents about it, Petraeus was able to retain his pension, which reportedly pays him $208,000 a year. McCabe first joined the FBI in 1996, investigating organized crimeÃâÃÂ ...
The Keene Sentinel
March 9, 2018
A Keene native and Army four-star general, David G. Perkins, center, is retiring today after nearly 40 years of service. Perkins will be honored today in Washington, D.C., the Army Times reported. Last week, Perkins handed over the reins of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command in Fort Eustis, Va.,ÃâÃÂ ...
Center For American Progress
March 1, 2018
This sentiment is shared by Gen. David Petraeus, who under former Presidents George W. Bush and Obama not only commanded troops in Iraq and Afghanistan but also headed the U.S. Central Command and the CIA. In articles that he co-wrote with Brookings Institution national security expert Michael E.
The Lawton Constitution
March 1, 2018
Between 2004 to 2014, he was integral in assisting and advising senior defense officials including Gen. David Petraeus during frequent trips to Iraq and Afghanistan. He still appears regularly before Congress to testify about foreign policy and national security and serves as a senior military analyst for FoxÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
Retired Gen. David Petraeus, who commanded troops in Iraq and served as Obama's CIA director, co-created the gun control advocacy group Veterans Coalition for Common Sense in 2016. “As service members, each of us swore an oath to protect our Constitution and the homeland,” Petraeus and hisÃâÃÂ ...
February 7, 2018
... Forces Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus. Petraeus first visited Brennan in May 2008 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center while Brennan was fighting for his life and unresponsive. As he was leaving, Petraeus turned around and shouted out the nickname of Brennan's 101st Airborne regiment, “Currahee!
February 1, 2018
A former CIA director and retired general appeared recently on “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations” to talk about his career, leadership, current foreign relations and his future plans. After graduating from West Point in 1974, David Petraeus was commissioned an infantry officer andÃâÃÂ ...
World Israel News
January 31, 2018
Former Director of the CIA, General David Petraeus, who is in Tel Aviv for Cybertech 2018, declared that US-Israel collaboration is reaching new heights. ... Our collaboration reaches new heights time and time again,” remarked Petraeus. Speaking on a panel with Petraeus, Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Nadav ZafrirÃâÃÂ ...
November 10, 2017
Retired Gen. David Petraeus: Veteran employment rate improvements represent a complete reversal. 8:58 AM ET Fri, 10 Nov 2017. Retired U.S. Army General David Petraeus speaks with CNBC's “Squawk Box” about the employment rate among veterans and how people can help service members find jobs afterÃâÃÂ ...
October 22, 2017
Retired four-star U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus said the military protects Americans' rights "to criticize us" -- an apparently different view than that of the White House press secretary who said it's "highly inappropriate" to debate a U.S. general. "We in uniform protect the rights of others to criticize us, frankly,"ÃâÃÂ ...
August 21, 2017
Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus Describes Trump's Options In Afghanistan ... NPR's Robert Siegel talks to David Petraeus, a retired U.S. Army general and former commander of troops in Afghanistan, about the state of the war in Afghanistan. ROBERT ... DAVID PETRAEUS: Great to be with you, Robert.
November 9, 2012
( PHOTOS: Gen. David Petraeus). The FBI is investigating Paula Broadwell, author of the biography “All In: The Education of General David Petraeus,” for improperly attempting to access his email, law enforcement officials tell NBC News. An intelligence source confirms to POLITICO that the FBI had beenÃâÃÂ ...
Task & Purpose
December 31, 1999
Just days after the 15th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq in March, 2003, I wonder why it's still difficult for one of our nation's most-respected commanders of the war, Gen. David Petraeus, to admit what many already know: Going into Iraq was a mistake. Petraeus was asked recently by Task & PurposeÃâÃÂ ...
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