David Petraeus

Allen's Emails to Jill Kelley Not Sexually Explicit, Says Official

Cue disappointed sighs from tabloid editors around the world

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. officials who have read emails exchanged by the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan and a Florida socialite say they were not sexually explicit or seductive.

A senior U.S. official tells The Associated Press that those who have read the exchanges between Gen. John Allen and socialite Jill Kelley found them to be relatively innocuous even though they might be construed as unprofessional and flirty.

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