CIA Chief Petraeus Resigns Over Affair

Source: Dana Ford / CNN 

Only two people know how the affair started, but the world knows now about its inglorious end.

Admitting to the extramarital affair, David Petraeus stepped down as director of the CIA on Friday in a surprise move that shocked the intelligence community just days after President Barack Obama was re-elected.

Immediate praise for the man poured in. The president hailed Petraeus’ dedication and patriotism, while leaders from both parties said he would be missed.

It appeared an abrupt end to a spectacularly successful career in public service.

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