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The certification, which lasts three years, was renewed by then-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in 2012.The Detainee Abuse Photos Obama Didn’t Want You To See|Noah Shachtman, Tim Mak|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Few sore losers could wield sharp words quite like Leon Trotsky, especially when talking about Joseph Stalin.
Her punch was harder than the ones recently delivered by former Defense Secretaries Bob Gates and Leon Panetta.Here's How to Dig Out of This 'Stupid Sh*t' U.S. Foreign Policy|Leslie H. Gelb|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey later said they supported the plan at that time.Exclusive: Obama Told Lawmakers Criticism of His Syria Policy is 'Horsesh*t'|Josh Rogin|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“My goal is to create a new play that everyone feels is speaking to them,” Leon told Entertainment Weekly.The Tupac Musical Hits Broadway: Kenny Leon’s ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’ Is Crazy, Silly Fun|Marlow Stern|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My small friend here is not Leon Dudleigh, whatever other Dudleigh he may call himself.
Leon prepared to bid farewell to the general, and leave the country house.
On this occasion Leon showed nothing of that languor which he had previously affected.
Along towards morning Leon gave the string a vicious tug but no bell sounded and the twine seemed not to be attached to anything.Fighting in France|Ross Kay
The fact was that Leon was asking himself whether he could undertake the liberation of the maidens.
British Dictionary definitions for leon
Word Origin and History for leon
medieval kingdom in northwestern Spain, said to be from Latin legionis (septimae) "of the Seventh Legion," which was founded in Spain in 65 B.C.E.; the name probably then conformed to Spanish leon "lion." Related: Leonese.