Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Criticizes President Obama's Foreign Policy

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Leon Panetta has held top posts under three presidents. Most recently he served as director of the CIA and secretary of defense in the Obama Administration. Panetta played a central role in the assassination of Osama bin Laden and U.S. strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan. In his new memoir, "Worthy Fights," Panetta reflects on his service and writes critically about President Obama's leadership and foreign policy.


Leon Panetta, former director of the CIA, former U.S. secretary of defense and chairman of the Panetta Institute for Public Policy, which provides public policy research opportunities for college students at CSU Monterey Bay; his memoir is "Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace"