News analysis The Americans' hypocrisy vis-à-vis Al-Qaeda and their predicament in Syria The recognition by American Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta of the presence of Al-Qaeda in Syria and the fact that the suicide bombings carried its fingerprints featured a lot of hypocrisy and political imposture. Indeed, this recognition is not the first of its kind and falls in the context of a series of statements delivered by senior military and security commanders in the United States.
(CNN) - Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said there is no question that the United States is safer with Osama bin Laden, the architect of al Qaeda, dead, though he said there is no way to completely destroy the network. Panetta's a... Read Post
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Wednesday the U.S. 'will take all necessary and proper steps' to deal with an Islamist attack on a natural gas field in southern Algeria that has resulted in Americans and other foreigners taken h... Read Post
Fox News' Special Report left out necessary context when previewing former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta's upcoming interview with 60 Minutes in which he stated, "it was important for us to maintain a presence in Iraq." During h... Read Post