The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has postponed the presentation of its highest honour to General David Petraeus. A spokesman said:
General Petraeus was due to visit London this month to receive the Chesney Gold Medal award from the Royal United Services Institute for his role in devising and implementing the US counter-insurgency doctrine that was used to turn around the war in Iraq and reshape the campaign in Afghanistan.
In light of the recent events, the presentation...will now be postponed until early 2013.
General John Allen is being investigated for "inappropriate communication" with the woman at the centre of the CIA affair scandal.
The director of the CIA, General David Petraeus tendered his resignation as head of the leading U.S. spy agency on Friday.