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Petraeus, the comeback general

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Gen. David H. Petraeus, long the most famous overachiever in the U.S. Army, is already on his way to a new career distinction: breaking the land speed record for rehabilitation from a scandal.

After Benghazi hearings, flurry of concern unsettled

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David Petraeus' resignation from the CIA further complicated the debate over the September attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya. Petraeus, a key figure in the events, stepped down as director after admitting to an extramarital affair. But members of Congress were so anxious to hear from him that they brought Petraeus back to Capitol Hill on Friday to get his version of the Benghazi story.

PBS Newshour: As details emerge on Petraeus affair, fallout may echo far beyond resignation

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After David Petraeus resigned from his post as director of the CIA last week, details of his extramarital affair with biographer Paula Broadwell continued to materialize. Jeffrey Brown reports on the affair, the FBI investigation and the fallout. Gwen Ifill talks to three guests about national implications of the scandal.


Petraeus scandal widens: Gen. Allen implicated in affair

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An investigation into the top commander in Afghanistan's possible relationship has been revealed.

June 25, 2010

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This week, Gwen and the panel discuss General Stanley McChrystal’s dismissal  as commander of military forces in Afghanistan after the now infamous Rolling Stone Magazine article; the ground-breaking financial reform legislation about to become law; and the trends that primary election results are signaling for the mid-term elections this November.