Leon Panetta

Panetta Institute for Public Policy

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Leon Panetta is chairman of the Panetta Institute for Public Policy at California State University-Monterey Bay.

Panetta also served as Secretary of Defense and CIA director under President Obama. He served as chief-of-staff to then-President Clinton and as a member of the Iraq Study Group.

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