US General John Allen, picked to become NATO commander, is now under investigation for inappropriate communication. NATO job now on hold.
The FBI and US Justice Department have recommended filing criminal charges against former CIA chief David Petraeus for allegedly leaking classified information to his former mistress.
Retired US General John Allen, former commander of US forces in Afghanistan, has been appointed to coordinate the battle against the jihadist group "Islamic State." The efforts encompass a large international alliance.
General John Allen has ended his 19-month tour as leader of NATO's International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. With troops withdrawing, US General Joseph Dunford is to be the last ISAF chief there.
Republicans have angered President Obama by delaying the confirmation of his new national security team. But no power vacuum is imminent because the incumbents stay in office until their successors are chosen.
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