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US: Michele Flournoy to become first woman defence secretary?

Nov 25, 2014

US: Michele Flournoy to become first woman defence secretary?

Flournoy heads a short list of candidates to direct the war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and help Afghanistan fight the Taliban insurgency. #Barack Obama #US #Syria #Democrats #NewsTracker #Leon Panetta #US congress #Republicans #House of Representatives #Iraq #Defence Secretary #US Senate #Chuck Hagel #islamic-state #Pentagon chief #Michele Flournoy
US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel to step down

Nov 24, 2014

US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel to step down

Hagel is the first senior Obama adviser to leave the administration following the sweeping losses for Obama's party in the midterm elections. #Barack Obama #US #Syria #Democrats #NewsTracker #Leon Panetta #US congress #Republicans #House of Representatives #Iraq #Defence Secretary #US Senate #Chuck Hagel #islamic-state #Pentagon chief
Kayani asked Obama to announce Osama's killing Panetta

Oct 07, 2014

Kayani asked Obama to announce Osama's killing Panetta

The then Pakistan Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani asked the US to inform the world about the killing of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in a covert raid by American forces in an effort to prevent domestic backlash, according to former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. #Barack Obama #Osama bin Laden #Afghanistan #Ashfaq Parvez Kayani #Leon Panetta
US can't dictate, but must engage the world Def Secy Hagel

Feb 27, 2013

US can't dictate, but must engage the world Def Secy Hagel

US can't dictate the world, but engage the international community in a wisely manner, new US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said today, adding that the country not only needs to renew its old alliances but also build new ones. #United States #Leon Panetta #WhoSaidWhat #Chuck Hagel

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India, US are talking ten to the dozen

Jun 11, 2012

India, US are talking ten to the dozen

India wants to be close to the US, buy American weapons, and even send signals to China but not in too overt a manner. #United States #India #ThisisNext #Leon Panetta