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Leon Panetta: Leaders Should Collaborate More in National Security

Leon Panetta Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has said government leaders need to set aside their differences and increase cooperation to protect the U.S. from cyber attacks and ...
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Leon Panetta to Receive INSA Intell, Security Leadership Award

Leon Panetta The Intelligence and National Security Alliance has selected Leon Panetta, a former defense secretary and CIA director, to receive the organization’s William Oliver ...
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Senate Confirms Chuck Hagel For Defense Secretary

Chuck Hagel (pictured left, shaking hands) The Senate voted 58-41 Tuesday to confirm Chuck Hagel as the next defense secretary and will be sworn into office Wednesday, Reuters reports. Patricia ...
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Panetta Notifies Congress Of Furlough Plans For Sequestration

Leon Panetta Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has formally notified Congress of the Pentagon’s plans to furlough its civilian employees in the event of sequestration cuts, Reuters ...
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Leon Panetta: US Budget Impasses Affecting Worldwide Image

Leon Panetta Defense Secretary Leon Panetta used what he said was his final press conference at the Pentagon to show his frustration over the continued budget impasse in Congress, McClatchy ...
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Panetta: Future Attacks On US To Have Cyber Component

Leon Panetta Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday that any future attack on the U.S. will contain a cyber element as 21st-century technology has helped make cyber attacks a ...
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Leon Panetta Discusses the 2014 Defense Budget Request

Leon Panetta Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke to the press at the Pentagon about what the 2014 budget proposal ...
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Pentagon, VA Keeping Own EHR Systems, Emphasizing Interoperability

Eric Shinseki and Leon Panetta (left to right) The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs are taking a new approach towards integrating their electronic health records systems, ...

Holder, Sebelius, Shinseki to Stay For Obama’s 2nd Term; Solis to Leave

Eric Shinseki At least three Cabinet positions will not see new faces for President Barack Obama’s second term in the White House, The Hill newspaper reports. Kathleen Sebelius Citing ...
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Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf Passes Away; Leon Panetta Comments

Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, a retired four-start Army general, died Thursday due to complications related to pneumonia, The Hill reports. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Schwarzkopf ...