If If one reads between the lines, it is clear that General Petraeus was the victim of a honey trap; he must have been asked to leave. Having an extra-marital affair is not a big deal in the USA.. However, as the chief of the CIA, it is imperative that he should not be susceptible to seduction by female operatives. All that praise is just to divert attention from what could have been a serious breach of security.
What about Abhisheikh manu singhvi?!
The man could have become President.
Can we imagine such a honest reaction here in India. The politicians and officers who indulge in such activities will jutify it saying that it is their personal life and they are involved in extra marital affairs in their :personal capacity" not in their "official capavity".