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Pentagon opening front-line combat roles to women
The Pentagon announced Tuesday plans to put women in front-line combat roles by 2016.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Hollywood Didn't Get Undue Access for Bin Laden Film, Auditors Say
Allegations that the White House sought special access to the Defense Department for screenwriters planning a film on the May 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Ladin were found unsubstantiated in a Pentagon inspector general's report released on Friday.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
The Salinas Californian
Panetta urges Santa Clara graduates to 'make a difference'
Drawing cheers and a few guffaws as he delivered the commencement address Saturday at his alma mater, former CIA director and U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged Santa Clara University graduates not to despair about the country's troubles or conclude they have little chance of fixing them.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Panetta Tells the Class of 2013 to Hold Government Leaders Accountable
"You're a 21st century campus, men and women reflecting the great diversity of our society, open to all faiths and beliefs, a broad curriculum that reflects our times and a commitment to your creed of building citizens who are leaders of competence, conscience and compassion."
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Official Wire News
Defense report: Troops in bin Laden raid revealed
A Pentagon inspector general's report says U.S. special operations forces who participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden were in uniform and wearing nametags during a CIA award ceremony attended by the writer of the film "Zero Dark Thirty."
Report: Troops in bin Laden raid revealed
Army football fans won't have to wait until fall to see if they can break their long dry spell in... WASHINGTON - A Pentagon inspector general's report says U.S. special operations forces who participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden were in uniform and wearing nametags during a CIA award ceremony attended by the writer of the film 'Zero ... (more)
The Many Faces of Mark Boal
How did a journalist whose career was devoted to exposing injustice end up writing a film like Zero Dark Thirty ? Mark Boal.
Former CIA Chief of Staff: NSA Leaker Could Be "Aiding Our Enemies"
A former CIA chief of staff says U.S. officials are concerned that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden could be "aiding our enemies" by handing over sensitive U.S. intelligence to the Chinese government.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Obama names Avril Haines as deputy CIA director after Morell retires
President Barack Obama will name Avril Haines, a White House legal adviser, as deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency after the current director, Michael Morell, said he would retire in August, the White House said on Wednesday.
Americans' Hollow Commitment to 'Rule of Law'
This country is proud of its commitment to the Constitution. But right now, real review is being ignored.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Monterey County Herald
Professor Toro: Panetta didn't get his choice, but if he did it would have been Pacino
You can be one of the most powerful men in the United States, as Monterey's Leon Panetta was while serving as director of the Central Intelligence Agency and then secretary of defense.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
After Leak, Rep. King Demands "Zero Dark Thirty" Disclosure Report
After a draft report of a Defense Department internal investigation showed former CIA chief Leon Panetta incidentally revealed secret information in front of a Zero Dark Thirty filmmaker, Rep. Peter King on Thursday sent a letter to the secretary of defense demanding the final version of the report be released "immediately."
National Review Online
Leaky Leon Strikes Again
In 2009, I warned in this space that Obama CIA nominee Leon Panetta was the most likely leaker of Daniel Patrick Moynihan's "benign neglect" memo to the New York Times in 1970.
The Salinas Californian
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Several weeks after overseeing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, then-CIA Director Leon Panetta violated security rules by revealing the name of the raid commander to the writer of the film 'Zero Dark Thirty,' according to a draft report by Pentagon investigators.
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The recent congressional ire over the Obama administrationA s suspiciously convenient national security leaks reminded me of an unusual bit of political trivia: Defense Secretary -- and prior to that, CIA head -- Leon Panetta is the prime suspect in one of the most notorious political leaks of all time.
Globe and Mail
US defence report: Panetta revealed name of bin Laden raid leader in front of screenwriter
Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta laughs during the Panetta Lecture Series at The Panetta Institute at CSU Monterey Bay in Seaside, Calif.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
I'm Shocked, Shocked To Discover Leaking Going On In The Obama Administration
You can hazard a guess at whose cliques helped Boal and Bigelow and whose didn't from the casting.
Pentagon report: Panetta revealed name of bin Laden raid leader in front of screenwriter
This undated file photo shows al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. Several weeks after overseeing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, then-CIA Director Leon Panetta violated security rules by revealing the name of the raid commander in the presence of a Hollywood screenwriter, according to a draft report by Pentagon investigators.
Report: Panetta leaked SEAL unit info
Former CIA Director Leon Panetta revealed the name of the Navy SEAL unit that carried out the Osama bin Laden raid and named the unit's ground commander at a 2011 ceremony attended by "Zero Dark Thirty" filmmaker Mark Boal, according to a draft Pentagon inspector general's report obtained by a watchdog group.