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Now-retired Army Gen. David Petraeus.

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Now-retired Army Gen. David Petraeus.

Petraeus: All In On Syria

Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus, former director of the CIA under President Barack Obama and past commander of U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, is calling on Congress to support Obama’s move for a military strike against Syria. “I strongly...

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Retired U.S. Army general Wesley Clark sits on a panel hosted by the Clinton Foundation to recognize 15-year anniversary of the Dayton accords on February 9, 2011 in New York City.

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Retired U.S. Army general Wesley Clark sits on a panel hosted by the Clinton Foundation to recognize 15-year anniversary of the Dayton accords on February 9, 2011 in New York City.

Private Equity’s Dueling Generals – Clark Sees ‘Opportunity’

Updated at 4:45 pm EDT with Clark interview You’ve been to hell and back, fighting the most advanced wars in history. In the process, not only has the array of stars on your shoulders swelled, but so has your Rolodex:...

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Retired Army General David Petraeus, pictured as the top U.S. commander in Iraq, in 2007.

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Retired Army General David Petraeus, pictured as the top U.S. commander in Iraq, in 2007.

Petraeus ‘All In’ for Private Equity?

  KKR & Co.  the private-equity firm run by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, is in discussions with former Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus about a role at the company, according to a person with knowledge of the talks....

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General David Petraeus speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing for reappointment and commander of the U.S. Forces in Afghanistan in Washington, D.C.

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General David Petraeus speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing for reappointment and commander of the U.S. Forces in Afghanistan in Washington, D.C.

Crowdfunding Site Offers Professor Petraeus as Prize

First it was Mark Sanford running for Congress. Then it was Anthony Weiner floating a New York City mayoral campaign. Now, David Petraeus is putting himself out there post-scandal — as both a university professor and one lucky philanthropist’s work0ut buddy. Former...

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The new website of Hillary Clinton in Washington.

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The new website of Hillary Clinton in Washington.

Gridiron’s ‘Hillary’: ‘Will You Select Me, Will You Elect Me, When I’m 69?’

The president tends to hog the headlines when he shows up at the Gridiron Club’s spring dinner — as President Barack Obama has done only twice since moving to the White House. This year, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal managed to...

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, with his golden retriever dog Bravo, during an interview at the Pentagon.

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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, with his golden retriever dog Bravo, during an interview at the Pentagon.

Panetta Says His Dog, Unlike Petraeus, Proved Soul of Discretion

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta today suggested his dog Bravo turned out to be a better keeper of secrets than David Petraeus, who resigned in disgrace as CIA director last month after acknowledging a sexual affair. Panetta appeared surprised when asked...

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Gen. Davis Petraeus with biographer Paula Broadwell, co-author of 'All In: The Education of General David Petraeus' on July 13, 2011.

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Gen. Davis Petraeus with biographer Paula Broadwell, co-author of 'All In: The Education of General David Petraeus' on July 13, 2011.

Broadwell: No Cyber-Stalking Charge

Paula Broadwell, the biographer and mistress of former CIA Director David Petraeus, will not face charges for cyber-stalking, according to federal prosecutors. In a Dec. 14 letter to Broadwell’s lawyer, U.S. Attorney Robert O’Neill advised the West Point graduate that...

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Secretarty of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew, watch President Barack Obama's at the NATO Summit in Chicago.

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Secretarty of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew, watch President Barack Obama's at the NATO Summit in Chicago.

Defense and Scandal: Reshuffling Top 100 Most Influential in the Field

There’s nothing like a sex scandal to weaken the standing of a Washington power broker. Take David Petraeus, the former CIA director and a retired star general of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. The once-widely admired Petraeus was slated to...

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey briefs the media at the Pentagon.

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey briefs the media at the Pentagon.

Generals Slide, Fall From `The List’ — Defense Industry Awaits Full Roster

Never mind Hollywood’s Golden Globe nominations. Defense industry bigwigs in Washington want to know who made The List. Two sister trade publications, Defense News and Army Times, are compiling their first Top 100 Most Influential People in Defense. The list,...

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President Barack Obama with Speaker of the House John Boehner during a meeting on Nov. 16 to discuss deficit reduction. Photograph by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images

President Barack Obama with Speaker of the House John Boehner during a meeting on Nov. 16 to discuss deficit reduction. Photograph by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images

Washington Daybook: Living on the Edge

In “The Final Problem,” Sherlock Holmes battled his nemisis Professor Moriarty to the death on a cliff. President Barack Obama meets House Speaker John Boenhner for talks over the “fiscal cliff” today in a confronation that hopefully won’t end as...

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