Can Panetta Atone for the CIA?


Jane Mayer's latest feature in The New Yorker explores Obama's CIA and his appointed Director:

Panetta, pouring a cup of coffee, responded to Cheney’s speech with
surprising candor. “I think he smells some blood in the water on the
national-security issue,” he told me. “It’s almost, a little bit,
gallows politics. When you read behind it, it’s almost as if he’s
wishing that this country would be attacked again, in order to make his
point. I think that’s dangerous politics.”

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