Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Ex-CIA boss leaked Osama raid details to filmmaker?
Former CIA Director Leon Panetta has been accused of revealing the name of the commander of the raid...
Hillary Clinton presented with highest Pentagon award
Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton was honoured with Pentagon`s highest civilian award for...
Operation to kill Osama was risky: Panetta
Panetta today said the daring operation to kill Osama bin Laden at his Abbottabad safe house in Paki...
Panetta calls North Korea nuke test ‘serious threat` to US
Panetta likened the North to Iran, describing them as "rogue states".
ISAF campaign is on track: Leon Panetta
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta on Sunday said that the US-led international military campaign in ...
Panetta defends military response in Libya attack
Defence Secretary Leon Panetta says the speed of the attack on the US Consulate in Libya last Septem...
Panetta blames lack of intelligence for Benghazi attack
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta blamed the lack of "specific intelligence" in the Bengha...
US defence cuts carrier fleet in Persian Gulf to 1
Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has approved keeping just one carrier in the Persian Gulf region. The...
`China has to be part of family, not threaten nations`
China cannot be a country that threatens to go after territories and creates disputes, US Defence Se...
Panetta calls Egyptian Defence minister
Panetta commended Al-Sisi for his efforts to address shared security objectives, including Sinai and...
Panetta admits ‘use of torture’ in Osama hunt
Panetta said that ‘without having to resort to those interrogation techniques, they could not have g...
Panetta defends US response to Benghazi attack
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta today defended the administration`s response to last year`s terror...
US mulls moving into N Africa to go after al Qaeda: Panetta
The US was anticipating that it might have to move into North Africa to go after al-Qaeda in the reg...
Leon Panetta calls Zero Dark Thirty a `good movie`
Former CIA director, Leon Panetta, who oversaw the raid that killed Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, ...
US ‘needs to keep up drone war’ against Qaeda in Panetta
The US will have to keep up an open-ended drone war against al Qaeda militants in Pak to prevent ano...
Panetta says drones to be ‘continuing tool’ of US defense
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has said armed and unmanned drones will be a feature of US counter-te...
US, UK defense chiefs bemoan deaths in Algeria
The US and British defence chiefs said on Saturday the hostage crisis in Algeria ended with more dea...
Panetta urges NATO to keep pressure on al Qaeda
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged NATO Saturday to be more innovative and flexible so it can kee...
US to chase al Qaeda in any nook and corner: Panetta
Claiming that the beleaguered outfit had expanded its base from Af-Pak region to other parts of the ...
US helping French with intel on Mali: Panetta
Defence Secretary Leon Panetta says the US is providing intelligence-gathering assistance to the Fre...
Karzai accorded rare full military honours in US
Reflecting the importance the US attaches to Hamid Karzai, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursda...
Leon Panetta meets Israeli Defence Minister
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has met his Israeli counterpart Ehud Barak to discuss a wide range...
Karzai arrives in US, to meet Panetta
The US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is slated to have intensive consultations with the Afghan Pres...
US safer, more secure than four years ago: Panetta
Panetta said after being in public life for five decades he would return to private life and to his ...
Too early to comment on post-2014 troop figures: Pentagon
US President Barack Obama prepares to announce the future of American troop presence in Afghanistan,...
War ought to be last option on Iran: US
The US has, nevertheless, said the war ought to be the last option with Tehran.
Panetta in Afghanistan to meet with Karzai
The US now has about 66,000 troops here, along with about 35,000 from allied nations.
Syrian chemical weapons threat ‘not escalating’: Panetta
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said intelligence reports suggests that Syrian President Basha...
Obama lauds rescue of Indian American doctor
Seven Taliban militants were killed in the operation to free doctor Dilip Joseph who was captured ou...
Obama, Panetta praise special rescue operation in Afghanistan
US Prez Barack Obama and his Defence Secretary Leon Panetta have praised Special forces for conducti...
Pentagon deliberates on improving military ethics
The Pentagon has been considering how to improve senior officers` ethics following a series of scand...
US vulnerable to cyber-Pearl Harbour, says Panetta
The US faces the possibility of a "cyber-Pearl Harbour," becoming increasingly vulnerable ...
Panetta discusses Iron Dome with Israel
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has met his Israeli counterpart Ehud Barak and discussed the situa...
US goal is to have enduring presence in Afghanistan: Panetta
The US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said the goal is to have "an enduring presence" ...
Diplomacy still the preferred option with Iran: Panetta
The US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said the "diplomacy" is still the preferred opti...
US presents Barak with Medal for Distinguished Public Service
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has presented the Department of Defence Medal for Distinguished Pu...
‘Success in Afghanistan depends on Pak’s commitment`: Panetta
The success in Afghanistan is dependent on having a Pakistan that is ready to confront terrorism on ...
For a secure Afghan, Pak needs to eliminate safe havens: US
Terming Pakistan as the key to US success in Afghanistan, Panetta said this was the single most impo...
Al Qaeda decimated but not finished: Panetta
Panetta said due to a relentless campaign, al Qaeda`s ability to carry out a large-scale attack on t...
Panetta in Cambodia for talks on US-Asia security
Defence Secretary Leon Panetta said on Friday that the US would participate in three Southeast Asian...
Panetta demotes US general for lavish travel and spending
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has demoted a former head of the Africa command on charges of lavi...
‘US working with India to boost defence cooperation`
As the Obama Administration moves towards strategic re-balance in the Asia-Pacific region, the US to...
Panetta not to quit Obama Cabinet right now
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta Tuesday said he is not quiting the Obama Cabinet for now.
Leon Panetta focused on job right now: Pentagon
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta is focused on his job right now, and not on his "personal fut...
North Korean ICBM, N-weapons pose threat: Panetta
The North Korean nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles pose threat to America, US ...
`US to strengthen network of defence alliances`
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta said the country is working on to strengthen its network of defenc...
Cannot let al Qaeda hide in north Africa: Panetta
Senior US defence leaders are working with allies on a plan to deal with al Qaeda-linked militants i...
Panetta warns of `Cyber Pearl Harbor` attack on US
The Department of Defense, he said, is investing more than USD 3 billion annually in cyber security ...
Syria clash with Turkey may escalate: Panetta
Panetta said the US is using its diplomatic channels to relay worries about the fighting in the hope...
Karzai should thank allied forces in Afghan: Panetta
Panetta’s remarks came in response to Karzai`s complaints that the US is failing to go after militan...
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