Category Archives: Leon Panetta

One Year Ago — TRUMP & The CIA Briefings

“By his words and his actions, Mr Trump is putting our national security and our collective futures at grave risk.” Former CIA Director John Brennan (August 2017) When asked by Fox News if he trusts the US Intelligence Community, Trump … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Former CIA Director Leon Panetta: “Trump is not qualified to be POTUS”

“You have a presidential candidate who is, in fact, asking the Russians to engage in American politics. I think that’s beyond the pale… He is truly not qualified to be president of the United States.” Former CIA Director Leon Panetta … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Hollywood and the CIA: A peek behind the curtains

“I would regularly bump into a parade of Hollywood types, including Harrison Ford and Ben Affleck. I often wondered why these actors were allowed to walk around a top-secret facility. Because he’s going to be playing a CIA guy in a … Continue reading

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Former CIA Director Leon Panetta on the Russian Leak: “Trump Is a Loose Canon!”

“I just think this president has to understand that he cannot just say whatever the hell he wants and expect that it doesn’t carry consequences.” Leon Panetta — Former CIA Director and Defense Secretary As Chris Cuomo read the Tuesday … Continue reading

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CIA : A Few Good Women — Jennifer Matthews ( December 6 1964 – December 30 2009 )

“Those who fell yesterday were far from home and close to the enemy, doing the hard work that must be done to protect our country from terrorism. We owe them our deepest gratitude, and we pledge to them and their … Continue reading

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CIA : A Few Good Women — Rachel A. Dean (April 10 1981 – 30 September 2006 )

“Rachel was a warm and compassionate young woman, and an officer of unbounded potential. We miss her still and will remember her always. She is our 87th star.” CIA Director General Michael V. Hayden — May 21 2007 The Memorial … Continue reading

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CIA : A Few Good Women — Elizabeth Hanson (February 14 1979 – December 30 2009)

“Those who fell yesterday were far from home and close to the enemy, doing the hard work that must be done to protect our country from terrorism. We owe them our deepest gratitude, and we pledge to them and their … Continue reading

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CIA : A Few Good Women — Molly C. H. Hardy (Dec. 15 1946 – Aug. 7 1998 )

“For a small cadre of CIA veterans, the death of Osama bin Laden was more than just a national moment of relief and closure. It was also a measure of payback, a settling of a score for a pair of … Continue reading

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CIA : A Few Good Women — Jacqueline K. Van Landingham (1962 – March 8 1995)

“African Americans have long made critical contributions to our Agency’s mission, taking the risks and bearing the sacrifices that intelligence work often demands. We at CIA join our fellow citizens in remembering the immeasurable sacrifice, strength, and courage of African … Continue reading

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CIA : A Few Good Women – Phyllis Nancy Faraci ( 1939 – April 18 1983)

”This tragedy, however awful, must not distract us from our search for peace in Lebanon and elsewhere. Your devotion to duty is known to all of us. Please let everyone know we will never give in to this cowardly type … Continue reading

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