The former senior official in the Obama and Clinton administrations said there "are no grown-ups" left in President Donald Trump's White House.
Panetta told MSNBC the president's announcement from the White House about a ceasefire continuing "is claiming victory for what was essentially a surrender."
Leon Panetta said the president appeared to be intimidated by Russia.
Reading the full written document is not Trump's favored "style of learning," a person familiar with the situation said.
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has painted a stark picture of the escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea.
"Our nation, it is just too great to put it in the hands of a slick-talking, empty-promising, self-promoting, one-man wrecking crew," Kaine said.
The first two women will graduate from the Army's Ranger School on August 21.
His administration is fighting to keep 2,000-plus images from the public.
The specter of nuclear mushroom clouds rising over northeast Asia has long been a staple of nightmare scenarios in the event of another war between North and South Korea. In a memoir published last week, however, former CIA chief and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta reopened the prickly issue.
But Obama did initially hire him for his candor…what did he expect?
Leon Panetta says he remains uncertain on the intelligence value of harsh interrogations.