US Afghanistan commander probed in Petraeus scandal

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has “delayed” Gen. John Allen’s promotion to supreme command of the US European Command for an investigation into alleged “inappropriate communications” with Jill Kelley. Complaints by Kelley, who claims to be a friend of the Petreaus family, of harassing emails from Paula Broadwell triggered the FBI investigation that exposed David Petraeus’s affair with Broadwell and his downfall as CIA director. The FBI is reported to have uncovered thousands of pages of communications between Gen. Allen and Kelley.

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