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Former CIA director on "worst-case scenario" in Syrian civil war

CBS News - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
LEON PANETTA: Inaction is not an option in Syria because if you stand back, the situation is gonna get worse. Look, the best-case scenario would be to have Assad step down, to have a transitional government be able to establish itself representing each ...
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What the White House might look like with Bill Clinton in the East Wing

Los Angeles Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Leon E. Panetta, the former California congressman who served as Bill Clinton's chief of staff and budget director, said the former president would be a “great asset” given his knowledge and intuition about a wide range of issues and conflicts.

Hillary's Foreign Policy Legacy

Daily Caller - ‎14 hours ago‎
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta came away from his meeting with President Obama at 6 PM that night with full authority to deploy U.S.
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DNC speakers include former defense secretary, retired brass

Washington Examiner (blog) - ‎21 hours ago‎
Leon Panetta, who is scheduled to speak on Wednesday, served as the leader of the Pentagon from July 2011 to February 2013 under President Obama, overlapping with part of Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
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Rogin: Clinton must convince voters the world is not falling apart

Richmond.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
In addition to Presidents Obama and Clinton, the convention lineup will include former defense secretary Leon Panetta, former secretary of state Madeleine Albright and former ambassador Wendy Sherman.
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JERRY BROWN, DNC secret weapon? -- KHANNA hits the airwaves -- CHRIS STEVENS' mother to Trump: lay off

Politico - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Judy Chu and members of the Asian Pacific Caucus, also former Congressman and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. -- Thursday: Candidates of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (not expected to include Kamala Harris, we're told.
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Democrats turn out for Hillary Clinton as she tries to bury DNC's Bernie Sanders scandal

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Wednesday night delegates will hear from civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and EMILY's LIst's Stephanie Schriock.
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DNC 2016: Schedule, speakers, how to watch, what to expect from Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia

NJ.com - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Rep. Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexco and candidates of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. • Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. • Former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey. • EMILY's List President Stephanie Schriock.

How Clinton,Trump Stack Up on National Security, Russia, IS and More

Defense One - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
As secretary of state, she sought close collaboration with her counterparts at the Pentagon, Secretaries of Defense Robert Gates and Leon Panetta. Subscribe. Receive daily email updates: Subscribe to the Defense One daily. Be the first to receive updates.

Congressional candidate Panetta speaks to summer school students

Benitolink: San Benito County News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Panetta said his hero was his father, Leon Panetta, who held the congressional seat prior to Farr's election and served in the Obama administration as director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2009 to 2011, and as Secretary of Defense from 2011 ...
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Man who held Marine Corps veteran hostage is now in jail

Belleville News-Democrat - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
LEON PANETTA: Inaction is not an option in Syria because if you stand back, the situation is gonna get worse. Look, the best-case scenario would be to haveAssad step down, to have a transitional government be able to establish itself representing each ...
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Here's How Clinton and Trump Stack Up on National Security, Russia, ISIS and More

Defense One - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
As secretary of state, she sought close collaboration with her counterparts at the Pentagon, Secretaries of Defense Robert Gates and Leon Panetta. Subscribe. Receive daily email updates: Subscribe to the Defense One daily. Be the first to receive updates.

Former SecDef: Obama's Strategy In Syria Has Resulted In 'Worst-Case' Scenario

Daily Caller - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
U.S. President-elect Barack Obama (R) listens as his appointee for CIA Director former Clinton administration White House chief of staff Leon Panetta speaks at a news conference at his transition office in Washington January 9, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young.
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Europe|Donald Trump's Remarks Rattle NATO Allies and Stoke Debate on Cost Sharing

New York Times - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
... in London, said Mr. Trump was echoing - albeit in far less diplomatic terms - concerns raised by a succession of American secretaries of defense, including the three who have served Mr. Obama: Robert M. Gates, Leon E. Panetta and Ashton B. Carter.
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U.S. Plans to Send Destroyer for New Zealand Port Call

USNI News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
In 2014, then U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta lifted the reciprocal ban on Kiwi ships visiting U.S. installations in 2014 so New Zealand could be a full participant in that year's Rim of the Pacific exercise.

Benghazi Report and Hillary: What it means for Philadelphia

The Hill (blog) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Why did it take hours after President Obama and Secretary Panetta ordered assets to move to actually move them, and then move them not to Benghazi, but instead to Tripoli?
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Syria just got worse than the 'worst-case scenario'

New York Post - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
And on Sunday, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta described the current situation in Syria as “the worst-case scenario” for American interests.
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Fact checker: Doing a double take after the Republican convention

Reading Eagle - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
She originally said then-U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta blamed Muslim outrage over a YouTube video, which at the time resulted in protests in 40 countries.
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Fact check: Pence misses mark by taking Clinton quotes out of context

Chicago Tribune - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Former defense secretary Leon Panetta in his 2014 memoir pinned the blame on Obama for failing to use his leverage with Iraq to get a deal.
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