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The Petraeus scandal and the shaky relationship between the FBI and CIA

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In this July 27, 2005 photo, FBI Agent Frederick Humphries speaks during a news conference after the sentencing of Ahmed Ressam at the Federal Courthouse in Seattle. Humphries has been identified as the agent socialite Jill Kelley contacted to complain about harassing emails sent by Gen. David Petraeus' paramour, Paula Broadwell. Kevin P. Casey/AP

The identity of the the FBI agent that broke open the scandal that ensnared General David Petraeus and General John Allen was made public yesterday.

Frederick Humphries, an FBI agent with the Tampa bureau, has been described as a "bulldog" by a former colleague. He's the agent who investigated the initial complaint of cyberstalking made by Tampa socialite Jill Kelley.

That trail eventually led the FBI to the extra-marital affair between CIA Chief Petraeus and his biographer, Paula Broadwell. Relations between the CIA and the FBI have been less than cordial in the past.

To discuss how this scandal might affect the two agencies, we're joined by Mark Riebling, the author of "Wedge: The Secret War Between The FBI And CIA."

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