Panetta Speaks to Senate Panel on Benghazi Attack
Leon E. Panetta, the defense secretary, said it would take two to three years to add planned extra security to diplomatic compounds.
Panetta: Torture not needed to find bin Laden
Outgoing US defence secretary says al-Qaeda chief could have been caught without waterboarding, other extreme measures.
Panetta Says U.S. Will Offer France Aid, But Not Troops in Mali
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta reiterated that the United States would offer France air and logistical support, but would not send any ground troops to Mali.
Panetta Orders Deployment of U.S. Anti-Missile Units in Turkey
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta signed a deployment order on Friday to send 400 American military personnel and two Patriot air defense batteries to Turkey as tensions with Syria intensify.
At War Blog: News Roundup: In Afghanistan, Reporting on Progress and Recalling the Soviet Invasion
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan the same week the Pentagon released a bleak report finding that Afghan forces still need assistance.