June 4, 2013 Kelley alleges that the government violated her privacy by searching her private emails and disclosing information to the media. Kelley's complaints to the FBI sparked the investigation that eventually led to the resignation of CIA chief David Petraeus.
March 27, 2013 The former CIA director stepped out of the shadows to express "how deeply I regret — and apologize for — the circumstances that led to my resignation from the CIA and caused such pain for my family, friends and supporters." An extramarital affair led to his resignation.
February 19, 2013 He had been on track to be the top NATO commander in Europe. But the White House says Allen needs to "address health issues within his family." Allen was recently cleared of wrongdoing related to email messages he exchanged with a Florida woman.
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.
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."
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.
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.
November 14, 2012 Through a lawyer, Allen, who is ensnared in the sex scandal that forced the resignation of the CIA chief, said he hopes to answer questions "as completely and quickly as possible."
November 14, 2012 A week ago, the affair that led to the CIA director's resignation wasn't a story. Now, it's almost surely to be a subject at the president's first post-election news conference. Should it be?
November 13, 2012 The stunning resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, a retired 4-star general, has been followed by an investigation into potentially inappropriate communications between Gen. John Allen and a woman in Tampa.
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 12, 2012 While FBI agents reportedly uncovered the CIA director's extramarital affair during the summer, no one outside the Justice Department was told until he resigned on Friday. Investigators did not think the affair had compromised national security, news outlets report.