The knock on Leon Panetta is he is not a member of the intelligence community. Nevertheless, today, his nomination to head the CIA is taken up by the Senate Intelligence Committee. CNN’s Dick Uliano has…
The intelligence community is buzzing over news that CIA Director Leon Panetta threatened to quit during a shouting match recently at the White House over the news that Attorney General Eric Holder might pursue cases against CIA personnel involved in interrogation. It’s no secret that there has been tension in the intelligence community, but this is the first crack in the armor, if true. WTOP has not confirmed that the shouting match took place, but Panetta’s letter to employees at the CIA made clear that he was supporting them regardless of what happens.
A top veteran CIA officer is retiring after a sometimes tumultuous career with the agency.
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Last year there were 90 – this year there are 102. Stars on the wall at CIA headquarters. 12 Stars were added yesterday to commemorate the agency’s fallen heroes. Seven of the 12 died in Khost, Afghanistan last December. The other five of those killed died engaged in clandestine operations. According to CIA Director Leon Panetta, the sensitivity of their work requires that the nature and their names of course remain classified and secret.
Panetta concerned about cyberwarfare
Learn more in today’s cybersecurity update.
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By Jolie Lee Federal News Radio The threat of cyber war is increasing, said James Clapper, director of National Intelligence, in comments to a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday. CIA Chief Leon Panetta said…
Mackenzie Eaglen of the Heritage Foundation is here to offer some insight on the DoD-CIA swapping.