U.S. Air Strikes To Target Jihadist ‘Safe Havens’ In Syria: Hagel

U.S. Air Strikes To Target Jihadist ‘Safe Havens’ In Syria: Hagel

Washington (AFP) -- Planned U.S. air strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Syria will target extremist sanctuaries, command centers, and logistic networks, Pentagon chief Chu ...

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Panetta Will Certify Gays Don’t Destroy Military

Panetta Will Certify Gays Don’t Destroy Military

Newly-appointed Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is poised to certify on Friday that gays and lesbians serving openly in the armed forces would not damage unit cohesion or retent ...

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DADT Should End In 60 Days

DADT Should End In 60 Days

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta will certify that gays may serve openly in the armed services. News of his decision comes two weeks after top m ...

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Panetta: Al Qaeda On The Ropes

Panetta: Al Qaeda On The Ropes

Perhaps laying the groundwork for a more aggressive withdrawal scheme from Afghanistan, newly-installed Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says Al Qaeda is nearly defeated: Defense Se ...

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Obama’s Defense Secretary Nominee Provides Few Details on Afghanistan Withdrawals

Obama’s Defense Secretary Nominee Provides Few Details on Afghanistan Withdrawals

Leon Panetta, the current CIA chief and Obama's chosen replacement for outgoing Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, avoided getting too specific on the the size of next month's pla ...

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