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Leon Panetta

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  • Colombian hooker flap a microcosm of administration's problems

    In news that must have left my friends at the New York Post -- never mind the gang at "The Daily Show" -- with a renewed confidence that ours is a just and beneficent God, the White House has been caught covering up a scandal involving a Cartagena hooker....
  • Obama incapable of admitting error in Iraq

    Obama incapable of admitting error in Iraq
    Last month, I likened President Obama's reaction to ISIS as being in Alice's Wonderland. Recently a federal judge said that Obama's arbitrary rewrites of the Obamacare law "leads us down a path toward Alice's Wonderland where up is down and down is up and...
  • Panetta's revelations come late

    Although it is a little late, Leon Panetta is now shedding more light on why the world is spinning out of control under Obama’s leadership.   With the release of his new book, Panetta joins Robert Gates and several other key Obama officials who...
  • Obama's foreign policy isn't half bad

    Leon Panetta and Hillary Clinton both wrote books criticizing the foreign policy practices of their old boss, President Barack Obama. Though writing independently, they each concluded that Obama's policies were weak, vacillating and lacking in aggression....
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Warden's Ransom'

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'A Warden's Ransom'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 12 - 18, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Doctor Who The Doctor (Peter Capaldi)...
  • Finally, a president reluctant to go to war

    To the editor: I, for one, have been thrilled to have a president who has exercised restraint in going to war and not seeking military solutions to everything. It has made me feel a lot safer. ("Obama still in office, but ex-aides' books and claws are...
  • Panetta bites hand that fed him

    Four of the best years of my life were spent working for California's Jerry Brown, during his first turn as governor. Among my most vivid memories of those days were private sessions, usually late at night, where a few of us staffers would engage with the...
  • Turkey Playing Double Game With Kurds

    During the 1944 Warsaw uprising, Stalin ordered the advancing Red Army to stop at the outskirts of the city while the Nazis, for 63 days, annihilated the non-Communist Polish partisans. Only then did Stalin take Warsaw. No one can match Stalin for...
  • Ann McFeatters: Panetta dings president in new book 'Worthy Fights'

    WASHINGTON Quickly. Name the president of the United States. Like millions, you may have a moment of doubt. Is it still Barack Obama? Did we elect Hillary or Jeb Bush yet? Sadly for Republicans and many Democrats seeking office, the answer is Obama....
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Panetta, critical of Obama in book, is largely correct

    Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta's contention in his memoirs that President Barack Obama's insistence on total U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq facilitated the region's terrorist resurgence and that his Syria policy reflected "hesitation and half...
  • Iraq was lost by Obama [Letter]

    Iraq was lost by Obama [Letter]
    As a 93-year-old retired educator who also had spent eight years as a U.S. Naval Officer on active duty (five during World War II in the Pacific and more than two aboard the USS Enterprise) and later was recalled for three more years during the Korean...