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Senate Unanimously Confirms Panetta as Defense Secretary

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Senate has confirmed Leon Panetta as the new secretary of defense. Senators Tuesday voted unanimously for Panetta. The current Central Intelligence Agency director will succeed Robert Gates, who plans to retire next week. Lawmakers praised Panetta ahead of the vote, calling him a “wise and solid” choice and noting his vast experience in […]

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Highlights of Leon Panetta’s Career

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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Leon Panetta’s career: –Director of the Central Intelligence Agency 2009 – present –Founder, Panetta Institute for Public Policy 1997 –President Bill Clinton’s White House Chief of Staff 1994 – 1997 –Director of the Office of Management and Budget 1993 –Member of the U.S. House of Representatives 1977 – 1993 –Chairman House Budget Committee 1989 – […]

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US Defense Nominee Has Extensive Budget Background

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Leon Panetta is a U.S. government official and former Democratic congressman with extensive budget experience. The chief of the Central Intelligence Agency until he was named to run the Pentagon, Panetta headed the White House budget office under President Bill Clinton and also served as chairman of the House of Representatives Budget Committee for four […]

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Senate to Vote on Panetta Confirmation

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote to confirm Leon Panetta as the new secretary of defense on Tuesday. Panetta, the current director of the Central Intelligence Agency, would succeed Robert Gates, who plans to retire next week. Earlier this month, Panetta told a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination that his first […]

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US Defense Nominee Outlines War, Budget Priorities

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. defense secretary nominee Leon Panetta says his first task at the Pentagon will be to ensure the U.S. prevails in the conflicts it is engaged in, including Iraq and Afghanistan. Testifying Thursday at a Senate hearing on his nomination, the current head of the Central Intelligence Agency said that in Afghanistan, the U.S. must […]

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US Defense Nominee Outlines War, Budget Priorities

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The nominee for U.S. defense secretary, Leon Panetta, says his first task at the Pentagon will be to ensure the U.S. prevails in the conflicts it is engaged in, including in Iraq and Afghanistan. Panetta, who currently heads the Central Intelligence Agency, testified Thursday at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination. Panetta […]

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US Defense Nominee Outlines War, Budget Priorities

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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The nominee for U.S. defense secretary, Leon Panetta, says his first task at the Pentagon will be to ensure the U.S. prevails in the conflicts it is engaged in, including in Iraq and Afghanistan. Panetta, who currently heads the Central Intelligence Agency, testified Thursday at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination. Panetta […]

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US Defense Nominee Testifying Before Senate Committee

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama’s choice for the next defense secretary, Leon Panetta, is testifying Thursday at a Senate hearing on his nomination. The current head of the Central Intelligence Agency is addressing members of the Senate Armed Services committee. If confirmed by the Senate, Panetta would take over the Pentagon at a time when President […]

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US Defense Nominee Has Extensive Budget Background

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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Leon Panetta, nominated to become the next U.S. defense secretary, is a government official and former Democratic congressman with extensive budget experience. The current chief of the Central Intelligence Agency, Panetta headed the White House budget office under President Bill Clinton and also served as chairman of the House of Representatives Budget Committee for four […]

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China Rebuts Panetta Remarks, Accuses US of Trouble-Making

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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China’s state media are accusing the United States of trying to provoke trouble between China and its Asian neighbors. The Communist Party-controlled Global Times newspaper quoted a policy expert Thursday commenting on written remarks provided by U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director Leon Panetta to a Congressional panel considering his nomination to be the next U.S. […]

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