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  1. July 22, 2013

    Abe’s electoral win is great news for Japan

    Japanese voters have given their prime minister and his ambitious economic reform plan a boost as Shinzo Abe’s Liberal...

  2. May 1, 2013

    KKR holds talks with Petraeus over role

    David Petraeus, the former CIA director, is in talks with KKR that may lead to a role for him at the private equity firm...

  1. March 29, 2013

    Afghan who mentors America’s top generals

    The man who once owned the only Afghan restaurant in Omaha is known for a different distinction here: he’s one of the...

  2. February 19, 2013

    Allen withdraws nomination for Nato post

    John Allen, the general chosen to command US forces in Europe before becoming embroiled in the scandal surrounding David...

  3. January 23, 2013

    Pentagon clears Allen in Petraeus scandal

    The Pentagon has cleared of wrongdoing General John Allen, the top commander in Afghanistan who became embroiled in the...

  4. November 21, 2012

    Steak, suburbia and social climbing

    “High society in Tampa is a strip club with a cover charge,” quipped a magazine editor on Twitter. The line is funny but it...

  5. November 16, 2012

    Semper infidelis

    Generals have historically been more preoccupied with loyalty in the ranks than in the bedroom. From Mark Antony to...

  6. November 16, 2012

    US intelligence: The downfall of P4

    The Gasparilla Pirate Festival is when Tampa’s finest come out to shine. Loosely modelled on Mardi Gras celebrations, it is...

  7. November 15, 2012

    Kelleys face up to scrutiny after scandal

    Just after midnight earlier this week, television news trucks were still parked on a narrow road beside a stately waterfront...

  8. November 15, 2012

    The distractions just waiting to happen

    Drivers often get into accidents because they take their eyes off the road to look at people of the opposite sex. It’s one...

  9. November 15, 2012

    Petraeus appears before Congress

    David Petraeus, the former US Central Intelligence director, told Congress that he believed from the beginning that the...

  10. November 14, 2012

    Obama ‘withholds judgment’ on Petraeus

    The role of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the downfall of David Petraeus is likely to come under even closer...

  11. November 14, 2012

    In Britain, our sex scandals Petraeus

    There is so much to enjoy in the Petraeus sex and society scandal convulsing the US establishment at the moment that one...

  12. November 13, 2012

    FBI probe of Petraeus under scrutiny

    The US military might still be the country’s most trusted institution but the private lives of some of its top brass are...

  13. November 13, 2012

    Key actors in the Petraeus saga

    David Petraeus Before the sex scandal that brought an end to his illustrious career, Mr Petraeus had been touted as a...

  14. November 10, 2012

    Petraeus eyes uncertain public future

    In the resignation letter he sent to colleagues at the Central Intelligence Agency on Friday, David Petraeus cited a quote...

  15. November 9, 2012

    Petraeus resigns from CIA over affair

    David Petraeus, the most decorated and respected US soldier of his generation, has resigned as the director of the Central...

  16. July 31, 2012

    Report challenges US projects in Afghanistan

    A US initiative to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on construction projects in Afghanistan is running so far behind...

  17. March 25, 2012

    FSA enforcer exits role with credit

    A yellowed cutting bears the tell-tale signs of having been taped to Margaret Cole’s desk, high on the 27th floor of the...

  18. July 18, 2011

    Seven Afghan police killed in checkpoint attack

    LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Seven Afghan policemen were killed in an attack on a checkpoint in the southern city of...

  19. July 18, 2011

    General Allen takes up Nato’s Afghan command

    General David Petraeus, the new head of the Central Intelligence Agency, has handed over command of US and Nato forces in...

  20. July 15, 2011

    Bin Laden sought to target US president

    Osama bin Laden was seeking to attack President Barack Obama and General David Petraeus, according to intelligence analysts...

  21. June 21, 2011

    US to reveal Afghan pull out plan

    President Barack Obama will announce his plan today for pulling thousands of US troops out of Afghanistan following a fierce...

  22. June 3, 2011

    Adapt

    Adapt: Why Success Always Starts With Failure, by Tim Harford, Little, Brown, RRP£20, 320 pages Man occupies an awkward...

  23. June 2, 2011

    Military chief warns over troop drawdown from Afghanistan

    Admiral Michael Mullen, the US’s top military officer, has warned against a precipitate drawdown of the 100,000 American...

  24. May 23, 2011

    Lessons from war’s factory floor

    Reversal of fortunes: a US soldier patrols the Golden Dome Mosque in Samarra, Iraq, attacked before General Petraeus changed...

  25. The World

    April 28, 2011

    Petraeus at the CIA

    The announcement that General David Petraeus is going to run the CIA is interesting for lots of reasons. Some political...

  26. April 27, 2011

    Reshuffle heralds big US defence cuts

    Barack Obama is preparing for big defence cuts and a possible change of emphasis in Afghanistan with a reshuffle placing...

  27. April 15, 2011

    Suicide attack kills Afghan police chief

    A suicide bomber in a police uniform assassinated the provincial police chief in Kandahar on Friday afternoon, the latest in...

  28. April 6, 2011

    Petraeus lined up as next CIA director

    General David Petraeus, commander of US forces in Afghanistan, is in talks to replace Leon Panetta as CIA director if, as is...

  29. April 3, 2011

    Afghan protests at Koran burning spread

    Protests over the burning of a copy of the Koran in the US have spread across Afghanistan, threatening renewed violence...

  30. March 26, 2011

    Nato forces kill seven Afghan civilians

    Seven civilians have been killed in an air strike in southern Afghanistan, according to provincial officials, in the latest...

  31. March 17, 2011

    Drone attack kills 38 Pakistan elders

    Pakistan’s army chief has condemned a US drone strike that killed almost 40 people in the north-west of the country, saying...

  32. March 10, 2011

    Nato forces kill relative of Karzai in raid

    A Nato special operations team mistakenly killed a relative of Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan’s president, during a raid on...

  33. February 24, 2011

    US senators faced ‘psy-ops’, report claims

    General David Petraeus, commander of US and Nato forces in Afghanistan, has ordered an investigation into a report that the...

  34. February 17, 2011

    Ties remain strong between US and Bahrain

    “Anything you want on land, sea or air, we can do it.” This is how Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa summed up his...

  35. February 17, 2011

    US troops set for longer Afghan stay

    The US surge in Afghanistan is likely to stay in place long beyond President Barack Obama’s initial plan to pull troops out...

  36. February 7, 2011

    Petraeus says war only just starting

    Line of duty: US hopes the 70,000 Afghan soldiers and police trained in the past year will help to quell the violence and...

  37. February 7, 2011

    Petraeus defends plan to arm villagers

    General David Petraeus, the top US and Nato commander in Afghanistan, plans to triple a scheme that has armed thousands of...

  38. February 4, 2011

    The Diary: Sarah Sands

    Trying to make sense of events in Egypt, I have a strong urge to listen to a public figure who can communicate more than the...

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