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Former CIA director and retired general David Petraeus serves as the keynote speaker at the University of Southern California annual dinner for veterans and ROTC students, in Los Angeles, California (REUTERS/Alex Gallardo).

Opinion

Dave Petraeus, national hero

March 4, 2015, Michael E. O'Hanlon

Michael O'Hanlon reflects on David Petraeus's public service career and the many great accomplishments across it. O'Hanlon argues that the legacy of Petraeus as one of America's greatest generals should not be tarnished by his openness.

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