Former CIA director and retired Gen. David Petraeus during his address Tuesday at the University of Southern California. Frederic J. Brown /AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Frederic J. Brown /AFP/Getty Images The Two-Way Petraeus Apologizes, Says Fall From Grace Was 'My Own Doing' 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.