According to the London Times, David Petraeus is going to leave his command in Afghanistan by the end of the year. Then the Pentagon said that wasn’t going to happen. And then some more speculation happened.
One possibility is to replace Adm Mike Mullen, who is chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff. [...]
So it would be a bold move for Barack Obama to make him defence secretary, but a potentially smart one. [...]
Could he run as Republican presidential candidate? Many would find that attractive. [...]
Looks like General Petraeus can have any job he wants. Could he host a new edition of Match Game? Many would find that attractive. [BBC]