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  • Gingrich calls for Panetta resignation

    03/09/2012 7:18:30 PM PST · by Fred · 98 replies
    CNN ^ | 030912 | Staff
    Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich on Friday called on Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to resign, rebuking him for telling a congressional panel that the U.S. would “seek international permission” before intervening in the ongoing bloodshed in Syria. “I have been told that the secretary of defense has suggested that international agreements override the Congress,” Gingrich told supporters in Gulfport, Mississippi. “If he believes that, he should resign tonight.” Responding to a statement that the U.S. was placing military resolutions of the United Nations, NATO and the Arab League ahead of those made by Congress, Panetta told the Senate Armed Services...
  • Panetta: 'International Permission’ Trumps Congressional Permission For Military Actions (video)

    03/07/2012 8:57:13 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 29 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | March 7, 2012
    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta appeared at a Senate Armed Services Committee congressional hearing, where he said “legal basis” was needed to initiate a no-fly zone over Syria.
  • Panetta: ‘International Permission’ Trumps Congressional Permission For Military Actions (video)

    03/08/2012 9:36:52 AM PST · by Signalman · 18 replies
    conservativebyte.com ^ | 3/8/2012 | Conservative Byte
    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta appeared at a Senate Armed Services Committee congressional hearing, where he said “legal basis” was needed to initiate a no-fly zone over Syria. (video at link)
  • Constitution Flouted On War If Panetta Testimony To Congress Says Anything

    03/08/2012 5:36:46 PM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | March 8, 2012
    Politics: Does the Constitution matter in executive decisions to go to war, or is the U.S. military just the president's plaything, subject to his getting U.N. "permission" to use it? Unsettling testimony this week suggested the latter. As a revolt in Syria heats up with talk of U.S. intervention, Senate Armed Services Committee member Jeff Sessions stumbled upon an astounding discovery about the White House attitude toward its oath of office and putting U.S. troops in harm's way. "We spend our time worrying about the U.N., the Arab League, NATO, and too little time, my opinion, worrying about the elected...