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Timeline of events in generals scandal [She emailed generals weeks before she ever emailed Kelley]
Yahoo News ^ | Nov 16, 2012 | JOSH LEDERMAN

Posted on 11/18/2012 2:09:09 PM PST by thouworm

May 2012 — Anonymous emails, ultimately traced to Broadwell, were [FIRST] sent to Gen. John Allen, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, and several other generals warning them to stay away from Kelley, the Florida socialite. The emails came from the pseudonym "Kelleypatrol" and included notes on Allen's plans to see Kelley in Washington the following week. Concerned about how anyone else would know about his personal plans, Allen forwarded the emails to Kelley to see whether she was playing a prank on them. Other generals also forward to Kelley copies of emails they received.

Early June 2012 — Kelley begins receiving additional emails directly from various anonymous email accounts claiming she's up to no good. One email mentions Petraeus and an upcoming social event in Washington.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 201205; 201206; emails; jillkelley; kelly; petreaus
Now we recently learn that Broadwell sent several emails to generals, warning them to stay away from Kelley---BEFORE she ever sent emails to Kelley herself.

Why isn't that FACT a headline in itself? Is this the first time that fact has been made public?...or am I just catching up to the Kelley end of the Benghazi atrocity?

Why did no reporter think that that fact deserved a headline all its own? Weeks before Broadwell ever emailed Kelley, she first emailed several generals to warn them to stay away from Kelley.

Did a broke and desperate Kelley try to extort money from Petraeus?

1 posted on 11/18/2012 2:09:15 PM PST by thouworm
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To: thouworm
Over the next year, Broadwell...makes multiple trips to Afghanistan...

Have they determined who was paying for all of her travel?

2 posted on 11/18/2012 2:18:28 PM PST by Brandonmark (OWCM is The new American Minority!)
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To: thouworm
Concerned about how anyone else would know about his personal plans, Allen forwarded the emails to Kelley to see whether she was playing a prank on them. Other generals also forward to Kelley copies of emails they received.

That seems like a dumb way to handle that.

3 posted on 11/18/2012 2:18:38 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: thouworm

Which one is the crazy one? Broadwell? or Kelly?

I think Broadwell is the crazy one. Sending anonymous emails to generals, that is just crazy stupid.


4 posted on 11/18/2012 2:19:29 PM PST by Fpimentel
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To: Fred Nerks; MestaMachine; Nachum; penelopesire; onyx
You've got quite a story there. Who are you going to tell? The Press in the US is a closed shop. Nowadays only Pravda prints the truth.

lol FN, how does that ever stop you? I'll start with this, and see where it goes.

5 posted on 11/18/2012 2:19:59 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: Brandonmark

The John Edwards affair comes to mind. He paid her campaign money to do jobs she was not qualified to do. Broadwell, never written a book in her life gets full and complete access to Patreus and gets free travel out of it to work on the book. Sounds to me as thought the book was just a cover for them to continue the affair.


6 posted on 11/18/2012 2:24:00 PM PST by Fpimentel
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To: TigersEye

They could use a little Bible time:

“No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may please the one who enlisted him as a soldier.” 2 Tim. 2:4


7 posted on 11/18/2012 2:26:42 PM PST by greatvikingone
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To: TigersEye

Granted...but why did Broadwell even send these emails to the generals-—despite how Allen, and other generals, handled them?

IMO, that fact puts Broadwells FIRST emails (albeit unwise and misguided) in another category, i.e., other than the MSM story of a cat fight between two females.


8 posted on 11/18/2012 2:28:57 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: thouworm

I think you’d have to ask her.


9 posted on 11/18/2012 2:31:50 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: thouworm

Why do they call her a writer or biographer?

She never wrote a book in her life,
AND DIDN’T EVEN WRITE THIS ONE!

She had a ghost writer.


10 posted on 11/18/2012 2:33:29 PM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: thouworm

She never wrote a book in her life,
AND DIDN’T EVEN WRITE THIS ONE!

She had a ghost writer.

http://articles.nydailynews.com/2012-11-13/news/35093996_1_petraeus-ghostwriter-broadwell

I think she got this job via her skillful use of kneepads.
Sex under the desk as they called it in their emails.

But, thankfully, all those annoying questions to Oblamer about his role in the Benghazi catastrophe are now swept under the oval orfice rug.


11 posted on 11/18/2012 2:38:13 PM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: thouworm
I don't know.

But, you can read some of Mrs. Kelley's emails to the Tampa Mayor talking about her[including her husband] visiting with Mr. Petraeus in DC. That was in May.

Just from a cursory view of her emails, dam, she is emailing everyone. Enjoys the social life and supporting the military.

12 posted on 11/18/2012 2:39:52 PM PST by Theoria (Romney is a Pyrrhic victory.)
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To: thouworm
"Kelley" is an Arab deal broker for the Muslim Brotherhood.

Kelley (AKA Gilberte Khawam) is a "Lebanese Christian,” the hand-picked lobbyist for the Brotherhood at Central Command.

Think about it.

13 posted on 11/18/2012 2:41:47 PM PST by Prospero
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To: thouworm

WHOA!


14 posted on 11/18/2012 2:43:34 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: TigersEye

“I think you’d have to ask her.”

She is not going to tell...and neither is Petraeus.
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Before I found the most recent timeline, I had posted earlier:

What boggles my mind is if Kelley was that close to Petraeus and his wife, WHY, when Kelley began receiving the “threatening” emails, would she not contact Petraeus first, before she went to her FBI friend? I also think it is highly unlikely that Kelley would not have known about Petraeus’ affair with Broadwell.

Despite the disposition of Petraeus and Broadwell’s relationship today (and even considering that they ended the sex when Petraeus said they did (July 2012), they remained on very friendly terms at least up to their public exposure, if not to this day. It doesn’t make sense.
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In light of the new timeline-—and Broadwell’s warnings to the generals BEFORE her emails to Kelley-— one scenario that makes possible “sense” is that a broke and desperate Kelley tried to extort money from Petraeus.


15 posted on 11/18/2012 2:45:14 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: Fpimentel
Sounds to me as thought the book was just a cover for them to continue the affair.

I would agree, although according to this timeline, the affair started later:

November 2011 — Petraeus begins an extramarital affair with Broadwell, according to retired Army Col. Steve Boylan.

16 posted on 11/18/2012 2:52:35 PM PST by Brandonmark (OWCM is The new American Minority!)
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17 posted on 11/18/2012 2:55:07 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: thouworm
Well, whoever was sending those emails to those Generals was giving them good advice! That Kelley woman is dirty, probably her whole family is dirty too.
18 posted on 11/18/2012 3:05:03 PM PST by pepperdog ( I still get a thrill up my leg when spell check doesn't recognize the name/word Obama!)
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To: thouworm
I now think Broadwell is nuts. She went from a young egomaniac wh... to a first class "destructive" psycotic wh....

I believe she was deliberate in all things. She took down a general....a big notch I'm sure.

19 posted on 11/18/2012 3:05:47 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: thouworm

So it wasn’t a “get away from my man” email, as reported, but a “STAY AWAY FROM THIS WOMAN!” email.

This questionable woman.


20 posted on 11/18/2012 3:06:37 PM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Prospero

I thought about it as you suggested. I think you are correct.


21 posted on 11/18/2012 3:06:37 PM PST by pepperdog ( I still get a thrill up my leg when spell check doesn't recognize the name/word Obama!)
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To: TigersEye

Yeah, and this guy is in charge of our security.

Someone says “you need to be careful of this person” and you go and email that person to say “should I be careful of you?”

Good God. We are screwed.


22 posted on 11/18/2012 3:07:45 PM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: autumnraine
Makes the whole thing (aside from the affair) look quite differently doesn't it?
23 posted on 11/18/2012 3:08:15 PM PST by pepperdog ( I still get a thrill up my leg when spell check doesn't recognize the name/word Obama!)
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To: thouworm

Memo to Nuts-’n-sluts America! Sluts are nuts.


24 posted on 11/18/2012 3:15:32 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Prospero
Methinks there are three separate things to consider:

1. Broadwell & Petraus were having an affair.
2. Kelley is a Hamas agent with access to the White House
3. Benghazi was an operation gone wrong and no help was sent.

So to 1. Big deal, not hardly. Bad, yes, end of the world? Nowhere near it.

On to 2. Big deal...you betcha it is! The biggest of all. A Hamas agent free ranging the White House can only mean one thing, our Fearless Leader knows and approves.

On to 3. Another Big deal, for several reasons: a. because people were murdered. b. because the White House is covering it up with eager participation by the press who is constantly bleating about Deal No. 1., and c. Deal No. 3 is directly related to Deal No. 2.

Do I have this right?

25 posted on 11/18/2012 3:18:40 PM PST by pepperdog ( I still get a thrill up my leg when spell check doesn't recognize the name/word Obama!)
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To: autumnraine

Apparently a bunch of generals have no common sense about their own security.


26 posted on 11/18/2012 3:30:39 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Theoria; Fpimentel; Prospero; autumnraine; pepperdog; Fred Nerks; Brown Deer
Furthermore...

Indeed, Mr. Petraeus and his wife grew so close to the Kelleys that they hosted the couple and Ms. Kelley’s twin sister, Natalie Khawam, for Christmas dinner last year.

Source

And ALSO:

Despite the disposition of Petraeus and Broadwell's relationship today (and even considering that they ended the sex when Petraeus said they did (July 2012), they remained on very friendly terms at least up to their public exposure, if not to this day.
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Petraeus knows more than he or FBI are saying. If he remains on good terms with Broadwell, what is that saying? What if Broadwell's emails to the generals were a misguided effort to protect them from from being blackmailed?

Whatever you may think of Broadwell's character (think the worst), why would her first emails be to the generals?

Why would she jeopardize her relationship with Petraeus and her newly released book to send emails in MAY warning "generals"? At that time, her relationship with Petraeus was A-ok and undisclosed to the public.

Prospero: even setting aside that aspect, whose work by FRED NERKS and Brown Deer drew me back to this Jill Kelley radius of the Benghazigate center, Petraeus was apparently on-board with Kelley until...

Except for the ending of their sexual relationship, I don't see in the timeline that Petraeus ever thought Broadwell betrayed their relationship. In fact, he might have viewed her misguided efforts to warn the generals as an effort to protect him and them.

That's why I find this little-highlighted addition about Kelley emailing generals first to the timeline as NEWS!

What else makes sense?

27 posted on 11/18/2012 3:33:03 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: thouworm
Here are some emails to go over if your bored. Here[pdf] and Here[pdf].
28 posted on 11/18/2012 3:40:18 PM PST by Theoria (Romney is a Pyrrhic victory.)
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To: Theoria
My view. Mrs. Kelley is a aloof, rich, bored and friendly housewife who likes to socialize and be involved with the community and help the military.
29 posted on 11/18/2012 3:45:07 PM PST by Theoria (Romney is a Pyrrhic victory.)
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To: thouworm

This just gets stranger by the day...


30 posted on 11/18/2012 4:43:03 PM PST by RightFighter (It was all for nothing.)
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To: Theoria

...and while she’s helping the military, she’s passing herself off as the honorary consul to south korea and trying to extort commissions on the proposed developement of a coal field through which it’s estimated she would have earned $80 million bucks, if the developer had been silly enough to cough up. But he didn’t.
Her function was primarily to act as a go-between the military brass and business-men from the middle east. The only community she was helping is herself.


31 posted on 11/18/2012 4:51:14 PM PST by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum)
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To: Theoria

If you scroll through this (now locked) thread you might just get a better idea of what the Kelley gang is all about.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2959110/posts


32 posted on 11/18/2012 5:04:26 PM PST by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum)
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To: thouworm

If Broadwell starts the e-mail campaign with e-mails to the Generals (including Allen who so far as we know didn’t have an affair with Broadwell) then that weakens the green-eyed monster theory. Maybe Broadwell sees herself as a secret agent. She wouldn’t be the first Military Intelligence Officer to think that. The question then is “If the government knew the first e-mails from Broadwell were to Allen, then why did they come out with the jealous lover story?”


33 posted on 11/18/2012 5:35:59 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: thouworm

So Allen gets an anonymous e-mail warning him about Kelley. You know, they have computer Officers on staffs these days. Why didn’t Allen go to his computer staff people and have them look into this? Doesn’t make sense to send it to Kelley. If he did instead of running it through his computer people, then he’s too stupid to be a general.


34 posted on 11/18/2012 5:40:12 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: blueunicorn6

“If the government knew the first e-mails from Broadwell were to Allen, then why did they come out with the jealous lover story?”
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Exactly! and correction...not just to Gen Allen, but Gen Allen and other generals.

Given that Broadwell, back in May 2012, had a perfectly functioning (albeit illicit) relationship with Petraeus, why would she jeopardize her relationship with Petraeus and her new book launch by sending emails to generals, warning them to stay away from Kelley?

My working theory, learning these new facts, is that Kelley may have tried to target Petraeus for extortion and Broadwell was trying to warn the generals as best she could.

So far, it’s the only thing that makes any sense to me. I never believed “the green-eyed monster theory.” The timeline for it was off.

I admit, my theory is nearly as incredulous, but it makes a little more sense...and the timeline works, as does why the ADM would push “the green-eyed monster theory.”


35 posted on 11/18/2012 6:02:39 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: thouworm

Could be. Kelley and her sister owe somewhere between 15-20 million dollars. I would think she’s looking for a bigger score.


36 posted on 11/18/2012 6:06:01 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Fpimentel

Have you read much about these Lebanese sisters? They’re much worse than crazy.


37 posted on 11/18/2012 6:42:49 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: thouworm

I’m wondering if there really was an affair between Broadwell and Petreaus.

Some of these military guys may have been in cahoots with skimming money with these Lebanese wenches.


38 posted on 11/18/2012 7:11:15 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: blueunicorn6

None of this emailing makes any sense whatsoever. Especially the part about Allen emailing Kelley about the anonymous email/s. If they were anonymous.


39 posted on 11/18/2012 7:14:16 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: thouworm

Very strange.

You have US Generals, spies, mob daughters, and the FBI all wrapped up in the same story. Is this fiction or what?


40 posted on 11/18/2012 7:37:38 PM PST by petitfour
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To: thouworm

Wow...thanks for the ping. I really think Broadwell is going to end up the heroine in this sorry saga. She is the one that needs to be questioned under oath. I pray she has protection. This Kelley woman is and was up to no good.


41 posted on 11/18/2012 7:50:26 PM PST by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: thouworm

JMO, Allen and Petraeus should be courtmartialed for stupidity and dereliction of duty.


42 posted on 11/18/2012 9:10:20 PM PST by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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