Scandal snares second general

Obama postpones promotion of Allen as CIA fallout grows

Posted: November 14, 2012 at 6:09 a.m.

Jill Kelley ignores reporters Tuesday as she leaves her home in Tampa, Fla. She drove off in her Mercedes.

The sex scandal that felled CIA Director David Petraeus widened Tuesday to ensnare the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Allen, in a suddenly public drama that involves a Tampa socialite, a jealous rival, a twin sister in a messy custody dispute and flirty e-mails.

Top general in Afghanistan under investigation

The top U.S. general in Afghanistan, John Allen, is now under investigation in a case linked to the scandal that forced David Petraeus to step down as CIA director.
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