Brennan will never approach the movie-star status of Petraeus or the personal congressional links of Panetta.
“The public got fed up with these laws,” says Kasdan of the Brennan Center.
He also works at the Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU Law School.
But Brennan in that briefing said the al Qaeda leader died in a firefight, a claim the White House later retracted.
The official line is that civilian casualties, in the words of Brennan, are “exceedingly rare.”
In the front row not far from where his own parents sat, he sighted both Mr. Maxwell and Mr. Brennan.
"Mrs. Burke has gone," Brennan said, as he came over to the counter.
Mr. Brennan, will you state your name for the record, please?
Brennan is in the office, and I have some matters to arrange with him.
When James escaped for the third, and very successful, time, Brennan was helpless.