It's more complicated than that, at least that's what I think.
You don't understand much, do you, hawk? It's called confidence and trust; something you are missing in your life.
That's because you have no understanding of trust or confidentiality in the current environment of warfare.
Why don't you live in the present where top secret information is more critical than in the past.
Tell us what Ike has done that would have resulted in a nuclear war?
Besides, who knew about their affair during that period?
I understood someone to say the lady was a writer. What if she heard some secret info and wrote a book about it? Or sold an article to a paper?
Quote:I understood someone to say the lady was a writer. What if she heard some secret info and wrote a book about it? Or sold an article to a paper?
At this point we do not know if the good general writer friend who had already wrote one book concerning him is the lady he was having an affair with or not.
As Fred Kaplan just reported, the woman with whom Gen. David Petraeus was having an affair with was Paula Broadwell, the author of a recent hagiographic book about him, All In: The Education of General David Petraeus.
sure, in this case a man wanted out, so this was a card played by him.