Leon Panetta

  • No Experience Needed?

    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…

  • Shouting Match at the White House

    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.

  • Wink and a Nod

    A top veteran CIA officer is retiring after a sometimes tumultuous career with the agency.

  • CIA Dir. Panetta warns of ‘cyber Pearl Harbor’

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  • The CIA honors its fallen

    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.

  • Cybersecurity Center pitched for USNA

    Panetta concerned about cyberwarfare

  • Senator has reservations about cybersecurity bill

    Learn more in today’s cybersecurity update.

  • Reading the White House Flickr feed

    What does the White House Flickr feed say about who has influence in the Obama administration?

  • Spy chief: Cyber war is ‘battleground of future’

    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…

  • Analysis: Panetta, Petraeus both ‘confirmable’ in new roles

    Mackenzie Eaglen of the Heritage Foundation is here to offer some insight on the DoD-CIA swapping.