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Pentagon Probes 'Inappropriate' Emails By Gen. Allen

There's a new twist to the Gen. David Petraeus scandal. The Pentagon announced the top American commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Allen, is under investigation for alleged "inappropriate communications" with a woman who is said to have received threatening emails from Paula Broadwell. That's the woman with whom Petraeus had an extramarital affair.
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The FBI's Role In The Petraeus Investigation

Members of Congress say they'll investigate why the FBI and Justice Department didn't tell them earlier about an investigation into CIA Director David Petraeus. But the legal authority for reporting such sensitive information to lawmakers is murky.
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Petraeus' Downfall May Have Grown Out Of Jealousy

The downfall of CIA Director David Petraeus appears to have grown out of jealousy. He had been having an affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, and she allegedly sent harassing emails to a woman in Florida she thought was too close to Petraeus. Now the discussion is turning to what people knew and when they knew it and why this explosive story came out just days after the election. Audie Cornish talks to Dina Temple-Raston.
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When A Child Comes Home From War

Since 2001, more than 1.9 million sons and daughters have been deployed to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan. For many young veterans, homecoming can be a time of mixed emotions and changing family dynamics after a life-changing experience at war.
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Op-Ed: Petraeus Affair Teaches A Valuable Lesson

Gen. David Petraeus resigned as director of the Central Intelligence Agency after admitting to an extramarital affair, with his biographer Paula Broadwell. In his "War Stories" column for Slate, Fred Kaplan wrote that this case shows "the danger of getting too close to the swooning sirens of would-be intellectual proteges."

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