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  • CIA killings continue, Petraeus or no

    Susan Reimer's column, "Surprising reaction to L'affaire Petraeus," (Nov. 15), brings up a number of salient points, most notably that male readers in large part thought that Gen. David Petraeus took the honorable, necessary course of action, while...
  • Obama, Petraeus, and who should resign

    I think if President Barack Obama proposed a balanced budget in return for taxing the wealthy, a compromise would be attainable. As to Benghazi, either Susan Rice (on the Sunday shows after the ambassador to Libya was killed), or President Obama (in the...
  • The Petraeus affair: unscripted and simply scandalous

    It's "Homeland" meets "The Real Housewives" — and it's hands down the best serialized show on TV. It's "Dallas" in military drag, in which a ridiculously retro social order (who knew that "socialites" and "hostesses" even existed anymore, never...
  • Inside the mind of a cheater

    Inside the mind of a cheater
    If we've learned anything over the resignation of retired Gen. David Petraeus as the head of the CIA over an admitted affair, it's that high-ranking men and women continue to break the rules. Affairs will always make the headlines. So why is it that these...
  • The Paula Broadwell I know

    The Paula Broadwell I know
    Events of the last two weeks have been very tough and sad for all of us as a nation. As a good friend of both Gen. David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell, they have been very hard for me personally as well. Both made big mistakes, and they know it more...
  • Should President Obama rehire Gen. David Petraeus?

    Should President Obama rehire Gen. David Petraeus?
    We taxpayers spent a great deal of money preparing Gen. David Petraeus to serve in high government posts such as directr of the Central intelligence Agency. He was doing a good job, by all accounts. His prior military was stellar. Should an affair with...
  • McManus: Petraeus, the comeback general

    McManus: Petraeus, the comeback general
    Gen. David H. Petraeus, long the most famous overachiever in the U.S. Army, is already on his way to a new career distinction: breaking the land speed record for rehabilitation from a scandal. It was only two weeks ago that Petraeus resigned from his...
  • The real problem with David Petraeus

    There are a lot worse things going on in our country right now than Gen. David Petraeus cheating on his wife, and one of them is our country's invidious use of drone warfare. The worst part about it is that we have been brainwashed to believe that it is...
  • Afghanistan: what 'victory' looks like

    Afghanistan: what 'victory' looks like
    Where is Afghanistan policy headed at this crucial moment? As the nation's excellent if unsung war commander, Gen. John Allen, testifies on Capitol Hill this week, and as Republican presidential aspirants continue to attack President Barack Obama from...
  • Rubio visits Afghanistan; opposes ‘artificial timeline’ for leaving

     
    WASHINGTON — Wasting little time, newly-minted U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio flew to Pakistan and Afghanistan over the weekend to get a handle on American efforts to stabilize the region. His takeaway? That the White House should avoid any “artificial...
  • Two weeks in, Toomey goes to Afghanistan

     
    By the end of his first six-year term, newly elected U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey said the United States will have a dramatically smaller presence in Afghanistan, but that it’s unrealistic that U.S. forces will be removed entirely. Toomey, speaking from......