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Tuesday Aug 19 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Editorial: Panetta: No time for isolationism

In fact, says Leon Panetta, former Obama administration secretary of defense and CIA chief, global threats to U.S. security today are extensive and expanding.


Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Opinion

Tuesday Aug 19 | Foreign Policy

FP's Situation Report: Rexon Ryu is Hagel's new chief of staff; AQAP...

Exclusive in SitRep: Chuck Hagel has selected Rexon Ryu to be his new Chief of Staff.


Sun Aug 17, 2014

Albany Times Union

Charles Krauthammer: Reasons Hillary got it right

Leave it to Barack Obama 's own former secretary of state to acknowledge the fatal flaw of his foreign policy: a total absence of strategic thinking.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Opinion

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Salinas' Bob Antle sent off with outpouring of memories

Salinas' Bob Antle sent off with outpouring of memories Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta among those eulogizing Antle Check out this story on Tears flowed and fond memories were shared among more than 1,000 members of the community, marking the final farewell Monday for Salinas ag leader Bob Antle.


Related Topix: Salinas, CA, Agriculture, Science, Cal State Monterey Bay


DiFi's tortured logic on CIA interrogations

Sen. Dianne Feinstein is a woman on a mission. As chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, she has set out to prove the illogical - that enhanced interrogation techniques used for a time under the George W. Bush administration constituted torture, and that they never ever produced useful intelligence.


Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, George Bush, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, Opinion

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Daily Beast

GOP Uses Bin Laden to Hit Torture ReportBy Josh Rogin

Senate Republicans are set to attack a Democratic report on CIA interrogations because they say it helped get al Qaeda's chief.


Related Topix: US News, Osama bin Laden, Terrorism, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Mother Jones

John Brennan Needs to Leave the CIA, One Way or...

What's going on with the CIA hacking into Senate computers? Here's a very brief, very telescoped timeline to get you up to speed: 2009: The Senate Intelligence Committee begins working on an investigation of CIA torture during the Bush administration.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Power Line

Hillary Clinton and the decision to intervene in Libya

Hillary Clinton has been working full-time to control the story of her time as Secretary of State.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Robert Gates, Conservative Political News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Leon Panetta to speak at 2014 Domenici conference

LAS CRUCES >> The issues that dominate today's news - the debate on immigration reform, the legislative stalemate in Washington and the future of our national defense strategy - are among the pressing state and national policy topics set to be discussed at the 2014 Domenici Public Policy Conference.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Washington, DC, Prison, US Politics, US News, Pete Domenici, US Senate, Republican, New Mexico State University


Leon Panetta named "Humanitarian of the Year" by Santa Cruz County Red Cross

Former Secretary of Defense and Central Coast native Leon Panetta is being named "Humanitarian of the Year" by the American Red Cross -Santa Cruz County chapter.