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Leon Panetta

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  • Obama is right to beware the military-industrial complex [Letter]

    Obama is right to beware the military-industrial complex [Letter]
    Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has criticized President Barack Obama as a person who often "avoids the battle" and says Mr. Obama's efforts have been to "steer the country away from costly and ineffective wars." I say thank God for a return to...
  • Troubles all around, Obama's legacy is clouded

    WASHINGTON -- It's often said and written that presidents, to achieve greatness, require great challenges. Washington had the challenge of creating a new nation; Lincoln had the Civil War; FDR faced the Great Depression and World War II. All clearly...
  • Iron will needed to overcome allies' double game, beat ISIS

    WASHINGTON — 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...
  • Why do departing White House aides always make their former bosses look like idiots? [Letter]

    Why do departing White House aides always make their former bosses look like idiots? [Letter]
    Will someone please explain why former Obama cabinet members like Leon Panetta and Hillary Clinton feel they have tell the world about things that make him look incompetent? How does this do anything to improve on the image of our country around the...
  • Bill O'Reilly, Jeremy Renner: Sunday guests

    Bill O'Reilly, Jeremy Renner: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: "Fox News Sunday" looks at the U.S. Supreme Court and gay marriage at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. The guests are Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council and Ted Olson, former solicitor general and co-counsel for...
  • Panetta exposes a cautious, reticent president

    Panetta exposes a cautious, reticent president
    Disloyal or not, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has delivered a root-and-branch critique of President Barack Obama's approach to the Middle East. In his new book, "Worthy Fights," and in related interviews, Panetta contends that the White House...
  • 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)...
  • 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....
  • 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 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...
  • Catalogue of woes puts Washington in the doldrums

    WASHINGTON -- Baseball lore recalls that legendary manager Casey Stengel, when running the hapless 1962 New York Mets, forlornly asked his charges: "Can't anybody here play this game?" It's an appropriate question right now in the nation's capital...