Skip to comments.Scandal probe ensnares commander of U.S., NATO troops in Afghanistan
Posted on 11/13/2012 4:10:47 AM PST by billorites
The FBI probe into the sex scandal that prompted CIA Director David Petraeus to resign has expanded to ensnare Gen. John R. Allen, the commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced early Tuesday.
According to a senior U.S. defense official, the FBI has uncovered between 20,000 and 30,000 documents most of them e-mails of potentially inappropriate communications between Allen and Jill Kelley, a 37-year-old Tampa woman whose close relationship with Petraeus ultimately led to his downfall.
Allen, a Marine, succeeded Petraeus as the top allied commander in Afghanistan in July 2011. He also served as Petraeuss deputy when both generals led the militarys Tampa-based Central Command from 2008 until 2010.
The FBI first notified the Pentagon of its investigation into Allens communications with Kelley on Sunday evening, according to the senior defense official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss details of the pending case.
In response, Pentagon chief Leon E. Panetta referred the investigation on Monday to the Defense Departments Inspector General for further review, according to a statement released by Panetta early Tuesday as he was traveling to Australia.
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It amazes me how the FBI missed classified documents in the ruins of benghazi, but they can digging up all this dirt on decorated hereos. What do we believe?
Clean up the mess and find congress people to bring a broom to every branch of the government!!
20-30 thousand pages could have been spread by a virus?
We are assuming one to two pages per email, while maybe it was fewer emails but more pages per email..... as in document dump....
Maybe secrets were being sent and threats were made to expose them “or else”?
I'm sure Boehner'll get right on that.
A mini-”night of the long knives”?
This is turning into another tailhook.
Looks like Broadwell’s dad was right - this IS bigger than her and Petraeus.
“The Night of the Long Knives”, Marxist-style.
The twin sister:
“Since her filing, Cohen has delved into Khawams past: Hes uncovered court documents from a bankruptcy. He also unearthed a searing, 19-page child custody order from a Washington, D.C., superior court judge calling her out in 2011 for a lengthy history of abusing the litigation process and a willingness to say anything, even under oath, to advance her own personal interests.”
Jill and her husband have major financial issues.
Twin sister files for sexual harassment.
Jill claims she was harassed by the FBI with a shirtless photo.
This family is a wild card in the equation.
I just can’t figure out who is going to benefit from all of this.
Our side or Obama’s side.
Special Prosecutor: “General Petraeus has testified that the administration knew of the Benghazi attack while it was underway and refused to send assistance, knowingly allowing those men to die.”
Administration: “Petraeus? This administration refuses to respond to allegations from a disgraced, lying, adulterer”.
MSM: “Who was that disgraced, lying, adulterer Petraeus banging and when did he start banging her? That’s the important story here”.
Right out of the Clinton playbook.
how about this “tom clancy” possibility - The are the chioldren of lebanese immigrants...a mole. LOL
yea I’m liking the tom clancy - lebanese spy angle. As to the number I don’t give a rat’s bottom...those kids (I was one) who go out everyday, do their job and expect the officers to be making it better. What about all the kids that lost limbs while 3 generals are playing sex games... just not right.
Hey. Please add me to your list. Thanks.
Gee, thanks for posting that pic!
However, since I don’t know for sure who those people are (Karl Rove and either Broadwell or that Jill-whatever, maybe? ), nor when and where the pic was taken, I am unable to infer whatever it is you apparently think is common knowledge, lol. :-)
No one is talking about the FBI search at Broadwell's home last night. The Wapo has nothing about it on the main web page. Neither does the NYTs.
MSM has been given the directive, do not focus on Broadwell's Oct. 26 speech.