February 22, 2013 Also: The U.K. issues Jane Austen postage stamps; in the U.S., biographer Paula Broadwell's promotion in the Army Reserves is suspended; it's Edward Gorey's birthday; and an anti-bullying poem goes viral.
January 23, 2013 Allen's nomination was put on hold after he was entangled in the extramarital affair scandal that led to the resignation of CIA Chief David Petraeus.
Marine Gen. John Allen.
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January 22, 2013 Allen was implicated in the scandal when an investigation found potentially inappropriate emails sent by Allen. The investigation by the Inspector General found the allegations were "unsubstantiated."
Jill Kelley outside her home in Tampa last November.
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January 22, 2013 When the FBI looked into threatening emails Kelley had received, the investigation led to the uncovering of then-CIA Director Petraeus' affair with Broadwell. Kelley has now spoken publicly for the first time, to The Daily Beast.
Paula Broadwell in July 2011.
December 18, 2012 Paula Broadwell, whose affair with retired Gen. David Petraeus led to his resignation from the post of CIA director, will not face federal charges related to the alleged cyberstalking of another woman, according to a letter sent by the Justice Department to Broadwell's attorney.
Then-CIA Director David Petraeus testifies on worldwide threats before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Jan. 31.
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November 15, 2012 The former CIA director will speak to Congress about events in the Benghazi attack, while Paula Broadwell, the military reserve intelligence official, loses her security clearance after classified information turns up in her possession.
November 14, 2012 Both The New York Times and CBS News identify him as Frederick Humphries, a veteran agent at the bureau who investigated the foiled millennium terrorist plot in 1999.
Then-Gen. David Petraeus in mid-2011, just before he became CIA director.
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November 13, 2012 The investigation into the former CIA director's extramarital affair has now ensnared the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan. Investigators found thousands of communications between Gen. John Allen and a Tampa woman. He says they were not inappropriate. The sordid story is getting confusing.
November 12, 2012 Paula Broadwell wrote a biography of Petraeus. She is also a major in the Army Reserve who focuses on counterterrorism issues and has access to some secret information. Broadwell and Petraeus have reportedly told investigators he did not give her any classified information.
November 10, 2012 The FBI notified Petraeus that it was aware of his relationship with author Paula Broadwell after the two exchanged hundreds or thousands of emails.
Former Central Intelligence Agency Director, David Petraeus, in Sept. 2011.
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November 9, 2012 Petraeus has been married for 37 years and said "such behavior is unacceptable." Petraeus retired from the Army as a four-star general to become the CIA chief in September of 2011.
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Gen. David Petraeus in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 4, 2011.
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December 29, 2011 An Associated Press report about Paula Broadwell's new book led with the "news" that Petraeus "almost resigned." But that was wrong. Friends encouraged him to do that, she says, but Petraeus did not consider it.
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