Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights will include Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) on “Fox News Sunday”; former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on “State of the Union”; and Senator John McCain (R-AZ) on “Meet the Press.” Sunday: CBS’s “Face the Nation”: Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), Foreign Relations Committee chairman; Rep. Show More Summary
New Defense Secretary Ashton Carter takes office Tuesday facing a growing list of crises to include ISIS and Russia, but his most pressing challenge will be the political gridlock at home, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said.
Carter will take over the Pentagon for Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. Carter served as the No. 2 defense official under Leon Panetta.
LONDON--In the fall of 2012, aboard a retired aircraft carrier permanently docked on the west side of Manhattan, I listened as then-United States Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta, delivered one of the most chilling speeches I have ever heard. Show More Summary
The death of Leon Brittan last week has reignited claims that the former home secretary was involved in the cover-up of a secret Westminster paedophile ring that operated in the 1970s and '80s. Days after Brittan's death, Labour MP Tom Watson claims he spoke to several people who allege they were raped by the late politician. Show More Summary
Leon Brittan, the former Home Secretary, was long accused of covering up a Westminster child-sex ring. Now that he’s died, authorities say he was a suspect as well.
Former Home Secretary Leon Brittan died Wednesday night after battling cancer. He was 75. "It is with great regret that we announce the death of Leon Brittan," his family said in a statement. Brittan was an MP for 14 years between 1974 and 1988. He served as home secretary in Margaret Thatcher's government between 1983 and 1985. Join the conversation about this story »
Leon Brittan, a former home secretary under Margaret Thatcher, has died aged 75 following a long battle with cancer. He first entered Parliament in 1974 as the MP for Cleveland… Continue reading The post Leon Brittan has died, aged 75 appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Leon Panetta, the former U.S. Secretary of Defense and CIA director under President Obama, is now an Oracle director. Panetta served as defense secretary from 2011 to 2013 and led the CIA…
Two years ago, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned that the United States faced the threat of cyberattacks from technologically sophisticated foes who could one day unleash chaos and death via the Internet.
UK International Development Secretary Justine Greening told Reuters Britain's efforts to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone will see "rapid progress" in the next 4-6 weeks. Follow Breitbart London on Twitter @BreitbartLondon
The trip, which is to begin later this week, seems designed to send a message of solidarity with the three affected countries: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
(December 16, 2014 11:20 PM, by David Henderson) I've asked tough questions before. When Leon Panetta, my former Congressman, came to NPS as Secretary of Defense, I asked [here at the 43:40 point] whether, given his own previous statement that Al Qaeda was down to a handful of... (0 COMMENTS)
Bob Gates. Leon Panetta. Chuck Hagel. And now, Ashton Carter. If Carter, who was officially nominated by the president to succeed Hagel Friday morning, is confirmed by the Senate as expected, these four men will represent the succession of Obama's defense secretaries. Yet for all they share as those charged with running the vast Pentagon bureaucracy amid years of […]
"No Democratic president can go against military advice, especially if he has asked for it. So just do it. Do what they said." -- Former Defense Secretary and CIA Director Leon Panetta, in Bob Woodward's Obama's War's More than a week...Show More Summary
Carter served as the number two defense official under Leon Panetta. While relatively unknown to the public, he's respected for his intelligence.
Credits: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Alt Text: British Home Secretary Theresa May Theresa May criticised for introducing a bill that will create 'a chilling recipe for injustice' One-Minute Read Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 9:32am Civil liberties...Show More Summary
Credits: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Alt Text: Labour Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt Tristram Hunt wants to tackle the 'corrosive divide of privilege' between private and state schools One-Minute Read Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 10:31am See...Show More Summary
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 […]
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