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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

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

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

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

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

Obama's Inner Circle Thinks His Former Defense Secretary Is Attacking The White House To Help Hillary

Multiple close allies of President Barack Obama believe his former CIA Director and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta might be taking shots at him as part of an effort to help Hillary Clinton's potential 2016 presidential bid. Panetta...Show More Summary

Leon Panetta Will Time Travel, Warn Former Presidents About Foreign Policy Decisions

As controversy continues to stir around the publication of his book Worthy Fights, former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has announced plans to time travel in order to warn former U.S. presidents about their bad foreign policy decisions. Show More Summary

Panetta: “I find it difficult to believe” Pakistan’s military didn’t have suspicions about Bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound

With 12ft walls, enormous footprint, and conspicuous location, al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden’s Abottabad compound probably raised suspicions in Pakistan, says former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta in an interview with Judy Woodruff. Show More Summary

Leon Panetta is a POS

Since the day that Leon Panetta was nominated for the position of Secretary of Defense, this blog has had few kind words for him. Now that he’s saying the things that we want to hear, I see no need to change that policy. If you haven’t been paying attention, The National Journal outlines some of […]

Stewart Asks Panetta to Explain Confused White House Strategy on ISIS

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Jon Stewart doesn't quite know what to make of the White House's ISIS strategy, and asked former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Wednesday night to help explain the confused messaging from the Obama administration.

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta: ‘Obama has given up’

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta declared President Barack Obama’s approach to be like a law professor, however without the aspect of rolling up his

Panetta Blasts Obama on Foreign Policy

Barack Obama's former former defense secretary and CIA director Leon Penetta is an author now and he may be writing an obituary for any notion that Obama is capable of managing a solid foreign policy. Among several scathing criticisms,...Show More Summary

Panetta’s Plaint

In his new book Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace, former defense secretary Leon Panetta harshly criticizes the president’s handling of Iraq and Syria: Mr. Panetta, who was C.I.A. director before taking over the Pentagon, recounted decisions that he disagreed with, including the withdrawal of all troops from Iraq in 2011, […]

Leon Panetta: Bergdahl Deal 'Doesn't Make a Lot of Sense'

Former Secretary of Defense and CIA director Leon Panetta took more swipes at the Obama administration on Tuesday night during his book tour, when he sat down with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell at New York City’s 92Y and said that exchanging U.S. Show More Summary

Former defense secretary Panetta: Obama's military strategy is 'damaging'

Former Obama administration advisers Hillary Clinton, David Axelrod, and Robert Gates have already spoken out against the president's handling of foreign policy. Now former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has added himself to the list...Show More Summary

Obama's Former Secretary Of Defense And CIA Director Has Been Shredding Him On Syria And ISIS

Promoting the release of his new book "Worthy Fights," former Secretary of Defense and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Leon Panetta has embarked on a media tour full of criticism of President Barack Obama's foreign policy. Show More Summary

Fox News Deceptively Clips Obama To Claim Panetta Interview Revealed Benghazi Deception

Fox News used doctored video of an interview with President Obama to claim his description of briefings he received on the night of the Benghazi attack contrasts with former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's. In reality, their accounts are consistent. Panetta discussed the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Show More Summary

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