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Leon Panetta: Iran Deal Requires Vigilance

The key to this deal, indeed the key to any arms control deal, is in the inspection and verification protocol. The most important question Congress will ask will...

“Leon the Lip”

Leon Panetta first ran afoul of a president when he was a lowly federal staffer more than 40 years ago. The president was Richard Nixon, who didn’t like the way...

Panetta's Challenge

CIA chief Leon Panetta goes before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday like one of those guys on the old Ed Sullivan show trying to keep all those...

Panetta Sounds Alarm on Cyber-War Threat

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta issued what he said is a “clarion call” Thursday for Americans to wake up to the growing threat posed by cyber war. “The whole...

Rhetoric Gone MAD (Mutually Assured Destruction)

Part of the reason that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta fears that sequestration – the budget axe slated to chop another $500 billion or so out of the military...

A Revival In Langley

The spooks weren't even close to being certain that Osama bin Laden was holed up in the 1-acre (0.4 hectare) compound outside Abbottabad, Pakistan, on April 28...

Panetta’s Trips Home

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is checking out Kayak or Orbitz — or whatever is defense secretaries check — to see if there is a cheaper way to get home for the...