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Fri July 15, 2011
NPR Story

Outspoken Panetta Returns From Iraq, Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is just back from a trip Afghanistan and Iraq. They're his first visit to the war zones since taking over the top job at the Pentagon. Mary Louise Kelly talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about how Panetta is making the transition from the very secretive role he played as director of the CIA to the very public job he has now.

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