This week brought news on cyber warfare fears, contactless payments, fingerprint readers and mobile health care startups.
Earlier this week, the government tech news site FedScoop hosted its Symantec Government Symposium featuring keynote speaker, Leon Panetta. The event is the area’s largest annual public-sector-focused gathering of leading global IT thought...Show More Summary
Front page of the Day What’s Happening — FedScoop Conference featuring Leon Panetta, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. — “Data Reporting with SQL” class at the National Press Club, 9 a.m. The Revolving Door Know of anyone starting or leaving a job?...Show More Summary
Tman sends us a link to the Associated Press which reports that Leon Panetta, as the Director of the CIA gave a speech to CIA employees which included classified details of the bin Laden raid. Apparently, scriptwriter Mark Boal from the staff working on “Zero Dark Thirty” was in the room; Panetta said through a […]
Everyone knows at this point that Bin Laden is dead. Everyone also knows they made a movie about it. That movie drew rebuke from all around about the CIA allegedly leaking information to the movie's producers. As a result, the website Judicial Watch filed a FOIA request. Show More Summary
Former CIA Director, Secretary of Defense, decorated First Lieutenant, and decades-long veteran of the federal government Leon Panetta...
Washington (CNN) – An update on a story "CNN's The Lead with Jake Tapper" first reported in August, regarding the sex scandal that brought down former CIA director David Petraeus. Jill and Scott Kelley, suing the Obama administration for alleged defamation of character during the aftermath of the Petraeus sex scandal, have added new defendants […]
Leon Panetta, former director of the CIA and former Secretary of Defense under President Barack Obama, defended the National Security Administration's controversial surveillance techniques, arguing that it is only following orders from the White House.
Marines stand at attention at Camp Delaram in Afghanistan in 2010. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has removed the military's ban on women serving in combat. [Paula Bronstein/Getty Images. Photo via.]Today is Veterans Day in the United States, in which we honor people who have served in the military. Show More Summary
Addressing the Anti-Defamation League’s 100th annual meeting on Thursday night, former US secretary of defense and CIA director Leon Panetta told the ballroom of around 600 people that while the US has “implemented unprecedented sanctions and pressure on Iran, we may very well have to use military force to back up our policy, ” Israeli [...]
Has he forgotten that the last successful bipartisan budget negotiation was in… 1990? That calling on President Obama to use his Green Lantern-like powers to create a large budget-balance deal is a strategy that has not produced anyShow More Summary
This just in… Today at 2p.m., the Campaign to Fix the Debt will convene a press conference at the National Press Club. See who will join former Defense Sec. Leon Panetta. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Hillary Clinton goes for the jugular. “Time and time again... Clinton mentioned the vice president’s opposition to the raid, while characterizing herself and Leon Panetta, then director of the Central Intelligence Agency, as the action’s most fierce advocates.” I wonder if she’ll bring up Benghazi. The right wing goes rogue and does […]
A transcript from the Seib & Wessel breakfast with former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, hosted by The Wall Street Journal on Monday.
Day 15. Leon Panetta was slightly, obliquely critical of President Obama's lack of leadership skills at a breakfast with reporters that was sponsored by the Wall Street Journal. So several reporters objected: To some extent, the reporters in the room...
Despite diplomatic advances involving Iran and Syria, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged skepticism toward prospects of meaningful progress by either regime.
Leon Panetta has some tough advice for the president he worked for until early this year: If you want to break Washington’s cycle of crises, you need to spend more time with members of Congress, especially Republicans.
Former CIA Director and Bill Clinton Chief of Staff Leon Panetta appeared on Meet the Press Sunday morning to express his disappointment at the repetition of the 1995/1996 government shutdown, and warned that allowing House Republicans to grind government to a halt over ideological objections could have serious consequences for combat readiness.
I know something about government shutdowns. President Clinton, Vice President Gore, Leon Panetta, George Stephanopoulos and I defended the last attempt to shut it down. If the Republicans try to shutdown the government to press for defunding of Obamacare, they will lose. Show More Summary
Pat Smith insisted that she was repeatedly lied to by President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, National Security Advisor Susan Rice, and former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta who all immediately blamed the attack on the spontaneous demonstrations arising in response to a YouTube video.