Petraeus exits CIA post over an affair

FBI probe leads to his resignation

Posted: November 10, 2012 at 4:45 a.m.

David Petraeus, shown testifying before a Senate panel in June, turned in his resignation as CIA head on Thursday.

David Petraeus, the director of the CIA and one of America’s most decorated four-star generals, resigned Friday after an FBI investigation uncovered evidence that he had been involved in an extramarital affair.

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