# leon-panetta - Monday 7 January, 2013
Following a series of health problems including a blood clot in her head, the US Secretary of State has a full schedule this week ahead of her departure later this month.
# leon-panetta - Wednesday 14 November, 2012
The top commander in Afghanistan, John Allen, has received the backing of US President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defence Secretary Leon Panetta.
# leon-panetta - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
The top American commander in Afghanistan is under investigation for alleged “inappropriate communications” with Jill Kelley who has been implicated in the Petraeus scandal.
# leon-panetta - Friday 21 September, 2012
President Barack Obama had ordered the surge in 2009 in a bid to deal with increasing tensions in Afghanistan.
# leon-panetta - Sunday 26 August, 2012
The US president, and the man who first joined him on the moon, pay tribute to the late astronaut.
# leon-panetta - Thursday 15 March, 2012
The latest developments come amid anger over the US’s decision to fly a soldier suspected of killing 16 civilians over the weekend to Kuwait last night when officials demanded he be tried in Afghanistan.
# leon-panetta - Wednesday 14 March, 2012
It is not immediately clear if Leon Panetta was being targeted in the incident.
# leon-panetta - Friday 13 January, 2012
Two of the four soldiers depicted apparently urinating on dead Taliban fighters face disciplinary action after being tracked down by authorities.
# leon-panetta - Thursday 15 December, 2011
Nine years, thousands dead and billions of dollars spent, the US has formally ended its mission in Iraq.
# leon-panetta - Tuesday 4 October, 2011
The US Defence Secretary made the announcement on his way to Israel yesterday. He also made it clear the US opposes Israel taking unilateral action against Iran.
# leon-panetta - Saturday 11 June, 2011
Pakistani security forces are under pressure to explain the video of an unarmed 18-year-old being shot at point-blank range. He later bled to death.
# leon-panetta - Wednesday 4 May, 2011
Osama himself was unarmed – but still “resisted” capture by the US – while the woman who died was not his wife.
# leon-panetta - Wednesday 27 April, 2011
US officials have indicated that the next head of the CIA will be General David Petraeus – the current head of international forces in Afghanistan.
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