John Allen (r) and David Petraeus (l)
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Petraeus scandal engulfs US Gen John Allen

The top US commander in Afghanistan, General John Allen, is being investigated in connection with the scandal surrounding the former CIA director David Petraeus.

He is alleged to have sent thousands of "inappropriate emails" and other documents to a woman in contact with General Petraeus's mistress.

Steve Kingstone reports from Washington.

  • 13 Nov 2012
  • From the section World
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