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Panetta’s Call to ‘Move On’ From Hillary Emails to ‘Real Issues’

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 Defense Secretary Slams Trump, But Is Drowned Out By Anti-War Chants

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Bernie Supporters Boo, Chant "No More Wars" As Leon Panetta Pitches Hillary's War Credentials

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

The Democratic Foreign Policy Establishment Goes on the Offensive 

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.” …

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.  

Committee Report: Secretary of Defense Panetta Ordered Military Assets For Benghazi, They Never Moved

The much anticipated Benghazi Select Committee report released early Tuesday morning reveals former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta order...

Computer Education Key To America's Safety & Security In Our Increasingly Connected Society

3 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

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 [...]

Panetta Contradicts Benghazi Soldiers: There Was 'Never' Any Order to Stand Down

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is testifying in front of the Benghazi Select Committee for the first time Friday morning. He will...

On MSNBC, Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta Debunks Fox's Benghazi "Stand Down Order" Myth

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, Four-Legged Panetta Confidant, Departs For That Great Situation Room In the Sky

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.

Obama's Syria critics ignore inconvenient facts

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

A Few Good Women

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

F-22 In A Dogfight as Panetta Crimps Its Flight Envelope

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 [...]

Shifting Deadlines, Shifty Numbers: The Pentagon’s Messy Process for Removing the Ban on Women in Combat

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

Andrea Mitchell Grills Panetta on Yemen: ‘What Kind of Success Story Is This?’

last yearNews : Mediaite

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.

Weekend Show Preview — 2.15.15

2 years agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

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

Panetta to New Defense Secretary: Largest Challenge is DC Dysfunction

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.

Senate Confirms Ashton Carter As Defense Secretary

2 years agoNews : The Two-Way

Carter will take over the Pentagon for Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. Carter served as the No. 2 defense official under Leon Panetta.

Moving From Axis to Access of Evil

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

Oracle names former CIA director Leon Panetta to its board

2 years agoTechnology : Gigaom

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…

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