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Top Four Candidates to Replace Mike Flynn as National Security Adviser

Here’s a look at the top four candidates for National Security Adviser in the wake of Michael Flynn’s resignation and retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward’s decision not to accept the post. According to administration sources, Keith Kellogg, David Petraeus, Keith Alexander, and Jim Jones are all under consideration.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 19: Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency Gen. (Ret.) David H. Petraeus speaks on stage at 2016 Concordia Summit - Day 1 at Grand Hyatt New York on September 19, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Riccardo Savi/Getty Images for Concordia Summit)

Petraeus: U.S. Facing ‘Unprecedented Threat’ from China, Russia, Iran, Jihadi Groups

WASHINGTON D.C. — The “open, free, and rules-based international” order led and created by the United States is “under unprecedented threat” from Iran, Russia, China, and Islamic extremist groups, former CIA Director and retired Gen. David Petraeus told House lawmakers during a hearing aimed at assessing the state of the world.

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 2: John Bolton, former United States Ambassador to the United Nations, waves as he leaves Trump Tower, December 2, 2016 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet and other high level positions for the …

Rubin: John Bolton Is No Loose Cannon

With President-elect Donald Trump having filled almost every other top level national security position, all eyes are on who his pick to lead the State Department will be.

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Flashback: General John Allen’s ‘Phone Sex Email’ Scandal

Making himself a political ally of Hillary Clinton, retired Marine Corps General John Allen spoke before the Democrat convention and since then has said there would be a military revolt if Trump becomes the commander-in-chief. But wanting Hillary as president isn’t the only thing he has in common with the Democrat nominee. Like Hillary, Allen also has an email scandal hanging around his neck.

Bill and Hillary Clinton, center, greet people as they exit the funeral for Mario Cuomo at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Justice, When Your Name Is Not ‘Clinton’

Although FBI Director James Comey declined to recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton, his investigation confirmed an alarming number of statutory violations by the ex-Secretary of State.

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New Clinton Email: Top Aide Cited Classification Laws to Hit GOP Leader

Hillary Clinton’s close associate, Sidney Blumenthal, told her that former Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) might have committed a felony violation of the Espionage Act by disclosing classified information, according to email correspondence recently released by the State Department. That’s another problem for

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FBI Agents Angered By Obama’s Attempt to Influence Hillary Clinton Investigation

If we weren’t so numb to lawlessness and politicized bureaucracy from seven years of Obama scandals, this would be a national outrage. The President just tried to influence the outcome of a criminal investigation, on behalf of a powerful Democrat politician. Of course, he loves to insert himself into politically useful criminal matters, while having nothing to say about politically damaging ones, such as sanctuary-city murders by illegal aliens.

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Feds Find Work Emails That Hillary Clinton Didn’t Give to State Department

The Obama administration has discovered a chain of emails that Hillary Rodham Clinton failed to turn over when she provided what she said was the full record of work-related correspondence as secretary of state, officials said Friday, adding to the growing questions related to the Democratic presidential front-runner’s unusual usage of a private email account and server while in government.

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Josh Earnest Lied: Iran Deal Fails 5-Point Test by Former Obama Advisers

Late last month, several Middle East policy experts–including prominent former Obama administration officials–warned that negotiations with Iran were heading in the wrong direction. “The agreement will not prevent Iran from having a nuclear weapons capability,” they said, and warned that the terms would “fall short of meeting the administration’s own standard of a ‘good’ agreement.” They suggested that any Iran deal would have to cover five crucial elements–each of which, they suggested, were lacking in the emerging terms of the agreement.

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Petraeus, Former Obama Advisers Reject Iran Deal

Several former advisers to President Barack Obama have rejected the likely terms of a nuclear deal with Iran, adding their names to an open letter that declares: “The agreement will not prevent Iran from having a nuclear weapons capability.”

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Petraeus: US ‘Probably Losing’ Fight Against ISIS

In an interview that aired in its entirety on “CBS This Morning” on Thursday, former CIA Director and Ret. U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus, who once commanded American forces in both Iraq and Afghanistan, evaluated the U.S. effort against ISIS in the Middle

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David Petraeus Sentenced to Two Years Probation, $100,000 Fine

Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was sentenced Thursday to two years’ probation and fined $100,000 for giving her classified material while she was working on the book.