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Petraeus resigns over mistress, but shines in 'The Generals'
David Petraeus, the retired Army general who resigned Friday as head of the Central Intelligence Agency after admitting to an extramarital affair, was one of the few generals praised in a scalding look at Army leadership by military writer Thomas Ricks in his recent book, “The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today,” reviewed here.
By Tony Perry
November 9, 2012