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Paula Broadwell

Paula Dean Broadwell is an American writer, academic, and anti-terrorism professional.

She has written the biography of International Security Assistance Force commander David Petraeus, who later became the CIA director. The biography is titled 'All In: The Education of General David Petraeus'. Broadwell is also the co-author with Vernon Loeb of the The New York Times Best Seller.


According to Broadwell's Linkedin profile, Broadwell has two masters of arts degrees from the University of Denver. The degrees are in international security and in international negotiations. However, the University registrar says that Broadwell was awarded only one degree, in international security in 2006. She came to Cambridge in September 2005.

A month after she finished he studies at Denver, Paula Broadwell pursued a bid for a doctorate from Harvard. She fell short to advance to PhD candidacy after four semesters at the Kennedy School of Government. She left Harvard in 2008 with a master of public administration degree.

In 2008, she has resumed her pursuit of a doctorate from King's College London. She joined the war studies department in the university. After the scandal which led to the resignation of former CIA Director David Petraeus, Broadwell will face an ethical review at King's College London.

Scandal involving David Petreaus

On November 9, 2012, Paula Broadwell was reported to have been involved in the extramarital affair with David Petraeus, who was then the CIA director. The affair was revealed to public when Petreaus resigned admitting the affair.

The affair came out when FBI was investigating the threatening emails to Jill Kelley allegedly sent by Broadwell. As part of the investigation, the FBI came to know about the affair between Broadwell and David Petreaus.

The law enforcement officials seized some material from North Carolina home of Paula Broadwell on 12 November 2012.

Broadwell was spotted at her brother's house in Washington, D.C. On 13 November 2012.

Paula Broadwell in News

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