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Leon Edward Panetta (born June 28, 1938) is the 23rd and current United States Secretary of Defense, serving in the administration of President Barack Obama since 2011. Prior to taking...

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  • Obama says U.S. will stand by treaty obligations to Japan

      News Source: World News | 11 hours ago
    China responds to Obama remarks on Sino Japanese island dispute China has stated that it owns islands in the East China Sea disputed with Japan. Beijing made the statement after US President Barack Obama backed Tokyo in the dispute while on a state
  • Leon Panetta to speak at St. Mary's College commencement

      News Source: San Jose Mercury News | 3 days ago
    Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta will give the keynote address at the St. Mary's College commencement May 24, the college announced Monday. The Monterey native graduated in 1960 from Santa Clara University. He served as an Army officer,
  • Darrell Issa: Relentless watchdog or over-the-line?

      News Source: Sacramento Bee | 12 days ago
    From the plush chairman's seat on the dais in the cavernous hearing room of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Rep. Darrell Issa peered down at Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen and offered a rhetorical pat on
  • US Court dismisses Yemen drone strike lawsuit

      News Source: Al Jazeera | 20 days ago
    34 US citizens Anwar Al-Awlaki and Samir Khan were killed in a US drone strike in Yemen [AP] A US court has dismissed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama's administration for drone-strike killings of three US citizens in Yemen in 2011.
  • Federal judge dismisses drone strike lawsuit against Obama administration

      News Source: Fox | 20 days ago
    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 Qaeda cleric...District Judge Rosemary Collyer said the case raises serious
  • U.S. ambassador to India resigns after diplomatic row

      News Source: Reuters | 24 days ago
    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta (R) shakes hands with U.S. ambassador to India Nancy Powell upon his arrival in New Delhi in this file photo taken June 5, 2012...Defense Secretary Leon Panetta (R) shakes hands with U.S. ambassador to India Nancy
  • House GOP pursues Benghazi 'stand down' probe

      News Source: Miami Herald | 27 days ago
    A House Republican chairman is doggedly pursuing the question of whether military personnel were told to "stand down" during the 2012 deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, despite the insistence of military leaders and
  • House Democrats push to end congressional probe of Benghazi attacks

      News Source: Los Angeles Times | 28 days ago
    Select a date range Create a custom date range From: To: March 27, 2014 , 4:20 p.m. Led by the committee's ranking Democrat, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the 17 lawmakers say Issa has made inflammatory accusations and cost the Defense Department


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