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Yesterday | The Hill

Panetta: Obama has 'mixed record' on national security

Former CIA Director Leon Panetta said President Obama had a "mixed record" on making tough national security decisions, and indicated that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would be better at shaping the U.S. role in the geopolitical world.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics

Wed Apr 16, 2014

USA Today

Presidential debates commission elects new directors

President Obama and Mitt Romney shake hands at 2012 their foreign policy debate at Lynn University in Florida.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Lynn University, US Governors, Mitch Daniels, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, US House of Representatives, Jane Harman, Democrat

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Hill

Hayden: Interrogation report not objective

Appearing on "Fox News Sunday," Hayden pointed to reported motivations of Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein , whose committee recently voted to declassify a report on the Bush-era CIA's interrogation techniques.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Lawsuit dismissed over drone strikes

A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials for the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, including an al-Qaida cleric.

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Related Topix: ACLU, George Bush

Fire Dog Lake

Pentagon Inspector General Moving to Shut Down Key Whistleblower Advocate in Washington

A well-respected advocate for whistleblowers in the United States government, he served the inspector general of the the Pentagon as the first director of civilian reprisal investigations and also as director of whistleblowing and transparency.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

ABC News

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Drone Strikes

A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against Obama administration officials for the 2011 drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen, including an al-Qaida cleric.

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Fox News

Former CIA Director grilled over Benghazi

This is a RUSH transcript from "The O'Reilly Factor," April 3, 2014. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.

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Related Topix: Terrorism

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Common Dreams

Senate Committee Votes to Release Landmark Report on CIA Torture

April 3 - The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence voted today, by a bipartisan majority, to submit to the White House for declassification review and public release the executive summary, findings, and conclusions of the panel's report on the CIA's Bush-era rendition, secret detention, and torture program.

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Related Topix: Activism, ACLU, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Free Republic

Michael Morell: No cover-up on Benghazi

Former CIA Director Michael Morell denied there was any cover-up or political influence in messaging of the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

Fox News

Bill O'Reilly: Was there an abuse of power after the American ambassador to Libya was assassinated?

Many American are sick and tired of hearing about Benghazi. The left saying it's just a conspiracy against the President.

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Related Topix: The O'Reilly Factor, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Bill O'reilly, Vocal, Terrorism, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Daily Political

CIA Lied Over Torture to Justify Its Use

An investigation by an intelligence committee in the Senate found that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency used brutal methods of interrogation that turned out largely useless results and then lied about the effectiveness of the tactics, according to a leading Washington newspaper.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

BBC News

US ambassador to India resigns

Nancy Powell, shown welcoming then-US defence secretary Leon Panetta to India in 2012, leaves after a long career in the US foreign service The US ambassador to India has resigned and will leave her post by the end of May, the embassy in New Delhi has said.

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Related Topix: India, World News

Thu Mar 27, 2014

TCPalm

Letter: Panetta comes to Treasure Coast and treats us as fools

As instructed, I finished reading the rest of Laurence Reisman's column March 18 about former CIA chief and secretary of defense Leon Panetta's Riverside Lecture Series at tcpalm.com, and was shocked.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Pam's House Blend

Zero Dark Thirty' Leaks: Pentagon Says Employee Was Prohibited From Providing Report to Congress

Multiple national security leaks by US officials occurred during the production of the Oscar-nominated film, Zero Dark Thirty, which dramatized the hunt for Osama bin Laden that ended in his execution.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Nation

CIA-Senate spat: Battle of the branches

On the surface, the battle between the Senate Intelligence Committee and the CIA looks to be a classic he said/she said story.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Mar 20, 2014

YourObserver

Leon Panetta talks scandals and sardines at town hall03/20/14 The...

When former Secretary of State Leon Panetta was growing up in Monterey, Calif., he caught "tons" of sardines before watching Cannery Row collapse in part due to overfishing.

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Related Topix: Monterey, CA

ABC News

Reid Asks for Computer Examination in CIA Dispute

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has instructed the Senate's chief law enforcement officer to examine the Intelligence Committee's computers amid an escalating fight between the CIA and lawmakers over access to secret documents about the agency's interrogation tactics during the Bush administration.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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