Members of the 115th Congress, including the children of former Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and former Vice President Dick Cheney, descended on the Capitol on Tuesday.
By Ronald Stockton | (Informed Comment) | – – Former CIA head and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta recently said that if President Elect Trump refuses intelligence briefings and something bad happens,…
General Jim Mattis is a fine choice for secretary of defense. He obviously has great leadership abilities, and everyone he will deal with in the job knows and respects his integrity. Both John McCain and Leon Panetta, two men who have never been reluctant to criticize when they felt it was called for, have strongly supported Mattis. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin's main interest is restoration of the Soviet Union, former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said Thursday. "Let's not kid anybody," said Panetta, who also served as CIA director and White House chief of staff. Show More Summary
US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has warned of cyber attacks that target critical infrastructure since October 2012. The country is vulnerable to foreign computer hackers who are capable of dismantling a power grid, transport system, financial and government networks. Show More Summary
I just want to add a couple of points to Ian’s excellent post from Monday on former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s call for Americans – including “the candidates – to “move on” from his pal Hillary Clinton’s email debacle and instead...Show More Summary
Former Secretary of Defense and director of Central Intelligence Leon Panetta on Wednesday made what was so far one of the most compelling cases for why Donald Trump is unfit to lead U.S. forces at home and abroad as commander in chief. But...Show More Summary
Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta reinforced Hillary Clinton's position as a warmonger in his speech at the Democratic National Convention tonight. Amid various jabs at Donald Trump, Panetta exclaimed the danger of "withdrawal"...Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA—“In my over 50 years of public life,” said former Defense Secretary and CIA Director Leon Panetta, “this is the screwiest damn election I have ever seen.” Panetta was speaking at a foreign policy event Wednesday afternoon on the University of Pennsylvania campus with, essentially, the rest of the Democratic foreign policy establishment. Show More Summary
HILLARY CRONY LEON PANETTA: DONALD TRUMP “TRULY NOT QUALIFIED TO BE PRESIDENT OF UNITED STATES.” Panetta served (disastrously) as Secretary of Defense for a former rookie senator with excellent trouser creases who was previously a failed community organizer.
The much anticipated Benghazi Select Committee report released early Tuesday morning reveals former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta order...
Several years ago former defense secretary Leon Panetta warned about the growing threat of cyber attacks. As we wade deeper and deeper into the increasingly Connected Society in which the Internet is a backbone of commerce and transactions as well as communications and streamed entertainment, the dark side is we [...]
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is testifying in front of the Benghazi Select Committee for the first time Friday morning. He will...
From the January 7 edition of MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports: ANDREA MITCHELL (HOST): Now you're here in Washington because you're going to be testifying to the Benghazi Select Committee tomorrow. You have already testified to other committees, but to this committee, and there's a new movie coming out, 13 Hours, and it's about to be released. Show More Summary
Bravo the golden retriever, confidante and companion to former CIA director and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, who sat in on much of the planning of the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden, has died.
It is fashionable to criticise Washington's approach to the Syrian civil war. In his memoir, former US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta described President Obama's approach to Syria and Iraq as flawed. Obama has been roundly criticised for his 'tentative' approach to Syria. Show More Summary
In 2013, then Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey lifted the Direct Ground Combat and Assignment Rule frequently referred to as the "Combat Exclusion Policy", opening all remaining closed combat position to women. Show More Summary
You may have noticed that the Air Force’s prized F-22 fighter — the crown jewel of American air dominance — has had some negative press lately. The bad news peaked Tuesday when Defense Secretary Leon Panetta ordered flight restrictions on the $400 million warplane. Unfortunately for the F-22, the airwaves have been filled with flak [...]
More than two years ago, Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced on live television that he was doing away with the Pentagon's outdated ban on assigning women to combat units and jobs. The announcement followed the 2012 lawsuit that we brought against him on behalf of four women who served in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Show More Summary
MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell grilled former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday over President Barack Obama's claims that Yemen is an example of the success of his administration's counterterrorism policy.