Give Snowden The Petraeus Deal?

By: Friday March 20, 2015 1:00 pm

White House acknowledges Petraeus advising gov't on ISIS, despite guilty plea: — FOX & Friends (@foxandfriends) March 17, 2015 Despite pleading guilty to mishandling classified information, former CIA Director and Army General David Petraeus is back advising the White House and making serious money in the private sector trading off his public service. Petraeus’ [...]


Obama Announces National Security Shuffle

By: Thursday April 28, 2011 12:19 pm

President Obama announces the already leaked shuffle of his naitonal seucrity team. DCI Leon Panetta replaces Bob Gates as Secretary of Defence; Gen. David Patraeus replaces Panetta as head of the CIA. Gen. John Allen will take over for Patraeus in Afghanistan.

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Bob Woodward, Obama’s Wars

By: Thursday October 7, 2010 12:00 pm

Bob Woodward’s inside-the-White-House books always provide scoops and provoke controversy and his new one, Obama’s Wars, is no different, but with one vital twist: It is less a look back than a look around. Readers don’t merely re-live or debate, say, a president’s decision to start a war – nothing much can change that – but how he is now conducting, even escalating, a conflict at a key moment. The book concludes with an Oval Office interview with President Obama less than three months ago.

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