Another top ranking military official is under investigation in the scandal that brought down the head of the CIA. General John Allen, top the U.S. Commander in Afghanistan is now linked to the scandal involving former CIA director David Petraeus. Federal investigators are looking into inappropriate email communications between Allen and Tampa socialite Jill Kelley. Kelley is the woman who went to the FBI with anonymous threatening emails that agents traced to Petraeus' alleged girlfriend Paula Broadwell. General Allen says he did nothing wrong.
Allen remains in command of 68,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan. He was supposed to be on Capitol Hill this week for hearings on his nomination to be Supreme U.S. commander in Europe. Now that's on hold. Petraeus resigned Friday and admitted to the extramarital affair. His former aide says he is extremely remorseful. Broadwell hasn't been seen since the scandal broke. Monday night, FBI agent searched her North Carolina home. They left carrying several boxes of documents. Allen could face military charges if the investigation uncovers a sexual affair.