Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta visit to Israel October 03, 2011. (Photo by U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv)

Panetta says parts of defense budget will get “fatter”

By U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is preparing to tighten its belt, but with an election-year battle looming in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta wants to stress the positive: Parts of the budget devoted to reshaping the military to fit a new global strategy will […]