Leon Panetta, with no experience at all in the intelligence field, is now the head of the CIA. Obama finally bowed to squealers on the left who complained about his picks for security advisor and SECDEF. Ralph Peters, retired Lt. Colonel and intelligence analyst, weighs in.
Intelligence is the president’s best bet against bad wars and bad terrorists. We’ve seen in the past the what faulty or lacking intel can do in a post-modern world where ancient beliefs meet with modern technology.