Petraeus’s Quieter Style at CIA Leaves Void on Libya Furor

Petraeus’s Quieter Style at CIA Leaves Void on Libya Furor by Scott Shane, New York Times.

In 14 months as CIA director, David H. Petraeus has shunned the spotlight he once courted as America’s most famous general. His low-profile style has won the loyalty of the White House, easing old tensions with President Obama, and he has overcome some of the skepticism he faced from the agency’s work force, which is always wary of the military brass.

But since an attack killed four Americans seven weeks ago in Benghazi, Libya, his deliberately low profile, and the CIA’s penchant for secrecy, have left a void that has been filled by a news media and Congressional furor...

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