(born November 7, 1952) is a retired American military officer and public official. He served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from September 6, 2011, until his resignation on November 9, 2012. Prior to his assuming the directorship of the CIA, Petraeus was a highly decorated four-star general, serving over 37 years in the United States Army. His last assignments in the Army were as commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and
03.09.2012 [Journal of Turkish Weekly] - Ankara was tight-lipped concerning a reported unannounced visit to Istanbul by U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director DavidPetraeus, while U.S. officials were little different than their Turkish counterparts in response to questions. Petraeus
03.09.2012 [Journal of Turkish Weekly] - Daily HURRIYET said CIA Director DavidPetraeus has arrived in Turkey in "a surprise visit" for talks with Turkish officials including Hakan Fidan, head of Turkey's top intelligence agency. Tight security measures were taken prior to Petraeus' arrival
21.08.2012 [Fort Wayne Journal Gazette] - DavidPetraeus, now the director of central intelligence. Holly Petraeus, as assistant director for service member affairs at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, singled out the federal “90-10 rule” in the Higher Education Act as a problem
12.08.2012 [Truth-Out] - Gen. DavidPetraeus testifies during the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be director of the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington, June 23, 2011. (Photo: Stephen Crowley / The New York Times) A recent book about Gen.
08.08.2012 [CNN (blog)] - DavidPetraeus, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, would be a good pick–one day after a spokesman for the CIA shot down reports that Petraeus would consider running for elected office. The Petraeus suggestion originally came Tuesday from The
08.08.2012 [PakistanToday.com.pk] - ISLAMABAD - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director DavidPetraeus is likely to visit Islamabad soon in a bid to reach an 'Agreement on Intelligence Cooperation' with Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) after the recently made vital pact on
08.08.2012 [Daily Caller] - DavidPetraeus is now being floated as possible dark-horse option for Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney. The possibility that Petraeus, the Central Intelligence Agency director who oversaw American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, could be
06.09.2012 [Press Herald] - DavidPetraeus welcomed a review of interrogation efforts. The intelligence committee has now conducted that review. The only thing standing in the way of its ability to "inform future policies" is the support of committee members, including Sen. Snowe
03.09.2012 [Top Secret Writers] - Of course, the CIA, which destroyed the waterboarding videotapes in January of 2008, issued its own public statement – a message from CIA director DavidPetraeus. Each statement from each agency praised the other agency for its intelligence work.
06.09.2012 [The Yemen Times] - A U.S. diplomatic cable released two years ago by WikiLeaks revealed that former President Ali Abdullah Saleh told then-commander of United States Central Command General DavidPetraeus—now director of central intelligence—that Yemen would
05.09.2012 [The Majalla Magazine] - Just last week, the Justice Department announced that it would end its criminal investigation into interrogation practices employed during the Bush Administration for a lack of evidence, to which CIA Director DavidPetraeus responded: “As intelligence