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You Forgot Bolton!

Security policy HOT TAKES from Max Boot: The immediate question is whether Obama will be able to stomach a stronger personality in the secretary of defense job–someone like Bob Gates or Leon Panetta. If so, Michele Flournoy or Ash Carter, both of whom served at the Pentagon earlier in the Obama administration, could fill the […]

Former US Defense Secretary Explains How The Bin Laden Raid Went Down

In his memoir Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace, f ormer Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta describes the stealth 2011 assault on Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan. Panetta had a unique vantage point on the raid, which he watched remotely from the CIA's headquarters in L angley, Virginia. Show More Summary

No, the U.S. doesn't have plans to nuke North Korea

At this point, you've probably heard plenty about Leon Panetta's new book, Worthy Fights. But it's not just in Beltway foreign-policy circles that Panetta's memoir of his time as President Obama's secretary of defense has caused a stir. Show More Summary

As a Political Schmoozer, Not Good; As a Military Commander, Not Bad

Aided by a spate of accounts by ex-officials, from Hillary Clinton to Robert Gates to Leon Panetta and others, an image has formed around President Obama that he is hesitant and indecisive, and that he does not like to schmooze the nation's lawmakers. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE at 1pm: Leon Panetta on Worthy Fights with GW’s Frank Sesno

Former CIA director and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will join former CNN Washington bureau chief and current director of GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs Frank Sesno to discuss his new book Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership...Show More Summary

Leon Panetta’s self-righteous fury: The truth about another D.C. “maverick”

Leon Panetta has served three presidents, and one thing has been constant each time -- putting numero uno first

Tuesdays with Claymore

Theft…it’s not just for breakfast anymore. Chuck Todd – GOP Operative Putting the cart before the pantsuit Obligatory “Republicans are racist” thread Leon Panetta – GOP Operative Not wanting your shit burned to the ground = racist Old leftists are the coolest Will never sound as cool as Generation X, so get over it homie. […]

Leon Panetta's Book, Barack Obama's Plight, and the Shreds of Statesmanship

President Barack Obama's got a lot of problems, some of his making, many not. His popularity is down. Democratic control of the U.S. Senate is teetering, and nobody wants him campaigning with them. His new war against ISIS isn't going well. Show More Summary

Panetta Book Bombshell: Challenges to Obama's Legitimacy Affected His Presidency

Critics (like me) got under his very thin skin, apparently, according to Leon Panetta's new book.

Open Letter to Benghazi Select Committee Chairman Seeking Action

In rolling out his new memoir in media appearances, former defense secretary Leon Panetta has explained that from the start of the Benghazi terrorist attack, he told President Obama it was, in fact, a terrorist attack. This conflicts with the president’s implausible account. Show More Summary

Panetta exposes a cautious, reticent president

Disloyal or not, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has delivered a root-and-branch critique of President Barack Obama's approach to the Middle East.

Panetta: A President Needs the Heart of a Warrior

Sunday on CBS's "Face the nation," former CIA director and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said President Barack Obama needs to have the "heart of a warrior." In his new book "Worthy Fights: A Memoir," Panetta made the observation that Obama leads like a law professor but he said, "Presidents need to also have a heart of a warrior. Show More Summary

Peggy Noonan Calls Leon Panetts's New Book 'Obnoxiously Partisan'

Peggy Noonan, who writes for that great bastion of non-partisanship, The Wall Street Journal, doubled down on her assertion that Leon Panetta's new book was too mean to Republicans like Newt Gingrich, David Petraeus and her hero St.Show More Summary

Leon Panetta: Obama needs 'the heart of a warrior'

Leon Panetta followed up criticisms he made in his new book, Worthy Fights: A Memoir, with more jabs at President Barack Obama in an interview on CBS' Face the Nation. "Look, I don't mind presidents that have the quality of a law professor," he said. Show More Summary

Former Clinton Adviser Says Hillary Put Out 'A Hit' On Obama

Dick Morris, a former advisor to President Bill Clinton who later became a conservative pundit, thinks recent critiques of the Obama administration made by former official Leon Panetta were orchestrated by Hillary Clinton. "What Panetta...Show More Summary

Dick Morris: 'Panetta is Doing a Hit--a Contract Killing--for Hillary'

Former Bill Clinton strategist Dick Morris says former Obama Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta's latest book, Worthy Fights, is part of a coordinated strategy to set Hillary Clinton up for success come the 2016 presidential race. "I think Hillary put him up to it," Morris said on the John Catsimatidis radio show on New York's 970 AM. Show More Summary

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

Well, it looks like it'll be another round of ISIS and Ebola on this morning's Sunday talkers for America. Aren't you just thrilled? Oh, look, Leon Panetta will be featured on ABC too so be sure to check out this article by The Daily...Show More Summary

Peggy Noonan's Conspiracies So Vast: Leon Panetta Edition

You probably thought Leon Panetta's memoir was an act of disloyalty to the Democratic president he most recently served, and thus to Panetta's own party. Ha! You're wrong! Peggy Noonan wants you to understand that the real target of this book is the Republican Party! ... Show More Summary

Leon Panetta's Account

With the release of his new book, former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has been discussing presidential leadership and defense issues. I can't think of a time when similar remarks have been made by a former Secretary of Defense. [Panetta was a key figure in turning around the Clinton White House when he served as Chief of Staff. Show More Summary

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