President Barack Obama assured Americans that the sex scandal that brought down CIA chief David Petraeus and ensnared another top general has not compromised national security.
File photo of US President Barack Obama with Leon Panetta, then General David Petraeus (2nd R) and General John Allen (R) at the White House in 2011. Obama has assured Americans that the sex scandal that brought down Petraeus and ensnared Allen has not compromised national security.
Petraeus, the most celebrated US general of his generation, credited with turning around the war in Iraq, resigned last week to pre-empt revelations of an affair with biographer Paula Broadwell, a married army reservist.
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