November 13, 2012
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US General John Allen, the top commander of US forces in Afghanistan, allegedly exchanged flirtatious e-mails with Jill Kelley.
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Jill Kelley, a friend of David Petraeus, allegedly received threatening e-mails from Petraeus girlfriend Paula Broadwell.
Former CIA director Davis Petraeus met Paula Broadwell in 2006, when she was a student at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
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Broadwell co-wrote the Petraeus biography "All In," and the two began their affair shortly after Petraeus was named CIA director.
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Petraeus’ resignation left President Obama, shown with Petraeus in June 2010, searching for a new CIA director.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (right), with Allen (left) and Petraeus (center) in 2011, has indicated he will not stay for Obama’s second term.
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Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts, previously considered a contender for secretary of state, may become the next defense secretary.
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John Brennan, Obama’s chief counterterrorism adviser, is said to be a strong candidate for Petraeus’ CIA position, officials said.
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Michael Morell, associate deputy director of the CIA, could become the director if Brennan declines the job, officials said.