Crispin Black

David Petraeus: a personality cult with a zipper problem

Thu 15 Nov, AT 10:30 Crispin Black

Many saw Petraeus as a future president. But the truth is he was overrated – and not just by Paula Broadwell

General John Allen Afghanistan

Can Allen do better than Petraeus in Afghanistan?

News Mon 18 Jul, AT 15:26

New commander of Western forces knows he faces a tough task fighting Taliban as troops withdraw