• 16 Nov 2012

    Inclusive, diplomatic, a team player loved by his troops, soldiers testify that it would be ridiculous if General Allen lost his appointment as Nato’s top soldier because of the Petraeus affair.

  • 3 May 2012

    The publication online of documents seized at Osama bin Laden’s house underlines the gulf between western and jihadi thinking.

  • 23 Mar 2011

    Petraeus for President? Ask al-Qaeda!

    Cerebral and popular, General David Petraeus is being touted as a presidential candidate for 2016, but is America prepared for a leader who has these qualities and a military CV, asks Jon Snow.

  • 9 Jun 2010

    Petraeus calls

    A short blog to start the day. I’m just off on the bike to chair an intriguing session for the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Don’t often get the call from the military. But two very special guests today: Generals David Petraeus (US) and Peter Wall (UK) are to speak and interact with an audience.

  • 27 Apr 2010

    Jonathan Rugman blogs on what has been described as the PowerPoint presentations of all presentations – on Iraq and Afghanistan.