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Senate Confirms Leon Panetta as Next Secretary of Defense

CIA Director Leon Panetta has been confirmed as the forthcoming secretary of defense, receiving a unanimous endorsement from the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Panetta has been a front-runner to succeed Robert M. Gates since Gates announced plans to step down after 4.5 years of service in the position throughout the …

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James Clapper Appears Before Senate Intel Committee

Yesterday, James Clapper, tapped to be the next Director of National Intelligence, appeared before the Senate Selected Committee on Intelligence where he appeared to receive broad bi-partisan approval. Tapped in June for the position by President Barack Obama, Clapper has 46 years of intelligence experience. “When President Obama asked me …

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