(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
04.09.2012 [RT] - Only days after the United States announced that it will be scaling down its role in a joint-missile exercise with Israel scheduled for later this year, the US has sent CIA Director David Petraeus overseas to handle damage control. Petraeus, the 59
10.08.2012 [United Liberty] - While other names are being floated, including David Petraeus and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, most observers seem to agree that it's likely down to three candidates — Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, and Wisconsin Rep.
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 David Petraeus—now director of central intelligence—that Yemen would