[Update 2:25 a.m. ET] A statement from Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says a confirmation hearing on Allen’s pending nomination to be commander of the U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander, Europe will be delayed.
[Updated 2:15 a.m. ET] The Department of Defense Inspector General is reviewing 20,000 – 30,000 documents connected with the investigation.
[Posted 1:59 a.m. ET] Gen. John Allen, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, is under investigation for alleged "inappropriate communications" with Jill Kelley, who reportedly received threatening e-mails from Paula Broadwell, the Pentagon and a senior defense official said. Ex-CIA chief David Petraeus resigned after having an extramarital affair with a woman later identified as Broadwell, who was also his biographer.FULL STORY