Leon Panetta

US Troops Deployed On Jordan-Syria Border

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

US troops have been deployed to the Jordan-Syria border "to deal with the possible consequences" of the civil war, defence secretary Leon Panetta has ...

Bin Laden Raid Doctor 'Didn't Know He Was Helping Find Al Qaeda Leader'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK

The Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA locate Osama Bin Laden has said in the first interview since he was jailed that he didn’t know he was being ...

200,000 Syrians Flee Aleppo, UN Estimates

Posted 30.07.2012 | UK

Syrian troops have said they recaptured part of Aleppo as part of a ground assault against the rebel control in the region, as the UN estimated 200,00...

America Punishes Pakistan For Jailing Doctor Who Helped CIA Catch Bin Laden

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK

The US Senate has voted to withdraw $33m of aid from Pakistan after they jailed the doctor that helped the CIA locate Osama Bin Laden. Dr Shakil Af...

Doctor Who Helped Capture Osama Bin Laden Is Jailed For Treason

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK

A doctor who played a vital role in helping US intelligence officials locate Osama Bin Laden has been sentenced to a 33-year-jail sentence in Pakistan...

Camp Bastion Afghan 'Attacker' Was Working For UK Forces

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2012 | UK

An Afghan man who died after crashing a vehicle on the runway at Camp Bastion was working as an interpreter for the British forces. It was suspecte...

Afghan Man Who Crashed On Runway As Leon Panetta Arrived Has Now Died

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK

An Afghan man who crashed a stolen vehicle on the runway at Camp Bastion just as US defence secretary Leon Panetta arrived there has now died of his i...

Iranians' March Towards a Democratic Iran - The Only Real Solution to the Crisis

Roger Gale | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK Politics
Roger Gale

If there is one thing guaranteed to have heated up the recent exchanges between the US and Iran, it is the issue of oil. As the US pressed for stricter sanctions against Tehran's attempts to press ahead with its nuclear programme, so Iran retaliated with a threat to close the Strait of Hormuz.

Is Washington a new Front in the Drone Wars?

Chris Woods | Posted 03.10.2011 | UK
Chris Woods

Details of an emerging turf war in Washington DC between the CIA and the US State Department suggest a policy shift may be in the wind. Government off...

Panetta Offers More of the Same

Scott Hill | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK
Scott Hill

Just as the world began sighing in relief at the thought of troops finally beginning to withdraw from the Middle East, U.S. Defence Secretary Leon Panneta has single-handedly managed to rouse an unpleasant air of alarm.