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Kennedy School key in David Petraeus saga

Broadwell and general tapped resources there

WASHINGTON — It was the type of exclusive event that the Harvard Kennedy School prides itself on: a wide-ranging discussion with a top-tier government decision maker.

In this case, it took place on April 27, 2006, in Cambridge, where a select group of faculty and students were invited to meet then three-star General David H. Petraeus, who was just back from Iraq and in the midst of rewriting the Army’s strategy for waging a guerrilla war.

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