Retired general, ex-CIA chief David Petraeus to receive no further punishment




 
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Retired general, ex-CIA chief David Petraeus to receive no further punishment
 
January 30th, 2016  
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Retired general, ex-CIA chief David Petraeus to receive no further punishment
By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has decided not to impose further punishment on David Petraeus, a former U.S. military commander and CIA director who admitted sharing classified information with his mistress, according to a letter seen by Reuters. The short letter was sent by Stephen Hedger, the assistant secretary of defense for legislative affairs, and the decision is in line with an Army review. Petraeus resigned as head of the CIA in 2012 after it was revealed that he was having an affair with his biographer, Army Reserve officer Paula Broadwell.




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