Blog Posts - David Petraeus



Holder mum on report Petraeus faces felony charges, as senators rally for the ex-CIA director

Snowden is accused of leaking classified documents and has been branded  a traitor by the majority of US politicians, Petraeus has been accused of leaking classified documents as well, and has been branded an American hero by the majority of U...
by Free PR Online on Jan 12, 2015

Book Review: The Insurgents by Fred Kaplan

The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War by Fred Kaplan is a thought provoking book which tells a good story and asks some hard hitting questions. The book is divided into three parts: the post-Vietnam era and in...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Dec 17, 2014

General McInerney’s September 7 Mystery Book Revealed?

Earlier today, I wrote the following on Survival And Prosperity: On Monday, I learned retired United States Air Force Lieutenant General and FOX News military analyst Thomas McInerney had issued a dire warning regarding terrorism directed against the...
by Survival And Prosperity on Aug 27, 2014

Weaponizing Anthropology: An Overview

Weaponizing Anthropology: Social Science in Service of the Militarized State. By David H. Price. Published by CounterPunch and AK Press, Petrolia and Oakland, CA, 2011. ISBN-13: 9781849350631. 219 pages. For students already in anthropology and those...
by Zero Anthropology on Aug 19, 2014

John Kerry: Secretary of War or Surrender?

By Alan W. Dowd Here’s a sobering thought: A story filed by Jeffrey Goldberg offering a behind-the-curtain peek at administration deliberations over Syria suggests that Secretary of State John Kerry is the most hawkish member of the president’s c...
by Iran Aware on Jun 26, 2013

Obama’s unserious Afghanistan war plan

President Obama ran in 2008 on the premise that Afghanistan was the “good war.” But soon enough he was setting out a timetable for withdrawal. Then he sped up the withdrawal of surge troops in time for reelection. Now he gives every indication h...
by Iran Aware on Jan 11, 2013

Maybe David Brooks could teach Gen. Petraeus and the Kagans a thing or two about humility

Gen. Petraeus allowed unprecedented access to conservative Washington think tankers. On Tuesday, December 18, at the Washington Post, Rajiv Chandrasekaran revealed that, while he was top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus relied on th...
by Scholars & Rogues on Dec 20, 2012

Yahoo Year in Review 2012: Election, iPhone 5 & Kim Kardashian

It's back. For the 12th straight year, Yahoo has announced their annual year in review. Since 2001, Yahoo has compiled lists of the top search queries entered into the search box in an attempt to determine the year's top stories, fads, and celebri...

FRIDAY FUNNY: E-Mail Privacy Measures Protect Infamous Interoffice Exchanges

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 the Senate Judiciary Committee took action to make it more difficult for law enforcement officials to access old e-mails without a warrant. And while privacy advocates are applauding the move, it would be hard to deny t...
by FacilityBlog on Nov 30, 2012

Benghazi: Obama Passes Buck to CIA, CIA Passes Buck Back to Obama

By Daniel Greenfield / The so-called CIA Talking Points were supposed to prove that Susan Rice wasn’t lying when she repeatedly claimed that the Benghazi attack was actually a video protest spun out of control, complete with heavy weapons and multi...
by Iran Aware on Nov 18, 2012

Who Edited Susan Rice’s Talking Points, And Where’s Hillary Clinton?

Yesterday’s testimony of General David Petraeus, the former director of the CIA, pretty much settles the dispute over what the administration knew about the 9/11 terrorist attack on our consulate in Benghazi. They knew it was a terrorist attack...
by The Lonely Conservative on Nov 17, 2012

10 Lessons From The General Petraeus Sex Scandal

The recently uncovered extra-marital affair between the CIA Director General David Petraeus and his biographer Paula Broadwell has already led to General’s resignation, and to the increase in sales of General’s biography, named ”Al...
by List of X on Nov 16, 2012

Petraeus Knew Attack Was Terrorism – Rice Got Talking Points From Administration

News broke last evening that the dishonored CIA Director will tell the Congressional committee today that he knew the attack was an al Qaeda sponsored terrorist attack and NOT due to a video. This contradicts information he gave earlier that the att...
by The Lonely Conservative on Nov 16, 2012

10 Lessons From The General Petraeus Sex Scandal

The recently uncovered extra-marital affair between the CIA Director General David Petraeus and his biographer Paula Broadwell has already led to General’s resignation, and to the increase in sales of General’s biography, named ”Al...
by List of X on Nov 16, 2012

Does the Public Really Care About David Petraeus’s Sex Life?

Does the Public Really Care About David Petraeus’s Sex Life?Let me see if I can describe this situation of former CIA Director David Petraeus in a nutshell…. It’s a MESS that keeps getting more weird.  Petraeus had an extramarital...
by Prune Juice Media on Nov 14, 2012

Did The White House Hold Petraeus Affair Over Him For Favorable Benghazi Testimony?

Did any of you find it odd that the now former CIA Director David Petraeus testified that the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi appeared to have been sparked by an angry mob, even when the facts coming out suggested otherwise? Now that the truth...
by The Lonely Conservative on Nov 14, 2012

USA : Mariée, maîtresse d’un homme marié, mais jalouse d’une « rivale »

by Allain Jules on Nov 14, 2012

Pat Robertson gives Petaeus an indulgence

“The man’s off in a foreign land and he’s lonely and here’s a good-looking lady throwing herself at him. He’s a man.” http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/robertson-petraeus-good-looking-lady-throwing-herself-him That sounds biblical. Al...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Nov 13, 2012

Jeez...I leave you guys alone for a few weeks, and you all leave me!

Sorry I haven't been posting, but my life has not been a box of chocolates. Not that there is too much bad, just BUSY. All that being said, I heart my job. NetSuite is an amazing company. Everyone is hilarious and we have a great team there. With...
by The Glamourous Life on Nov 13, 2012

Why Was David Petraeus Set Up? (Video)

Via Western Journalism, some great questions by Glenn Beck here in this video. As Mr. Beck points out, a few quick Google searches confirmed, Mr. Petraeus was seeing Ms. Broadwell before he took on the job as CIA Director under President Obama. Norma...
by Red Alexandria on Nov 13, 2012


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