05.05.2011 [Worldmeets.us] - CIA director Leon Panetta, who Obama has just nominated to be defense secretary, can be described as having the best of both worlds. On April 28, the president nominated Panetta and was barely finished speaking when bin Laden was …, triggering an
04.05.2011 [msnbc.com] - Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who is retiring once his successor Leon Panetta is confirmed by the Senate, on a trip to Iraq last month. By Tom Curry National affairs writer With Osama bin Laden dead, can America go back to the days before …ism
04.05.2011 [Tampabay.com] - David Petraeus as the new CIA director and current CIA chief Leon Panetta as defense secretary. Created shortly after World War II, the CIA originally focused on America's main enemy then — the Soviet Union. When the Soviets invaded Afghanistan in
01.05.2011 [San Jose Mercury News] - By the Mercury News IA always knew that CIA Director Leon Panetta, President Barack Obama's pick to replace US Defense Secretary Robert Gates, was a hard worker and an …ely devout Catholic. So we weren't surprised with some of the Panetta stories
27.04.2011 [CNN (blog)] - Leon Panetta was a congressman and President Bill Clinton's chief of staff before becoming CIA director. Panetta will be named as a nominee for US defense secretary, CNN has confirmed. Gen. David Petraeus, the top US commander in Afghanistan
02.05.2011 [The Hill (blog)] - As it emerged that Defense Secretary Robert Gates was being replaced by current CIA Director Leon Panetta as part of a wider shake up by President Obama of his entire national security team, questions will be
05.05.2011 [RedState] - The intelligence community, under the leadership of CIA Director Leon Panetta, the military under the leadership of Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen, coordinated by National Security Advisor
05.05.2011 [Salon] - By JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press AP /Charles Dharapak President Barack Obama stands with outgoing Defense Secretary Robert Gates, left, and Defense Secretary-nominee Leon Panetta, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday.