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Former CIA Director David Petraeus told Congress that he knew shortly after the attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi that Ansar al Shariah and Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb were involved; their names were later deleted from the CIA's report, however. The Treasury Department designated Mullah Naim Barich, the Taliban's shadow governor for Helmand province in Afghanistan, as an international drug trafficker.
The Pentagon launched an investigation into correspondence between top Afghanistan commander General John Allen and a woman linked to the extramarital affair between former CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer. Allen's nomination as commander of US and NATO forces in Europe is on hold. US officials hope to soon determine the pace of the drawdown in Afghanistan and the number of troops to remain after 2014.
The US Air Force stationed a detachment of 10 troops at a base in central Poland to support US fighter plane squadrons that come to Poland to train Polish pilots on F-16s. Poland has long requested a US military presence, and this is the first permanent posting of US soldiers on Polish soil.