As Leon Panetta — you might know him from his most recent appearance as head of the CIA — took another step in his transition to the role of defense secretary, he had to deal with some pointed questions about America’s role in Afghanistan. Also: Were Newt Gingrich’s presidential aspirations cut short by the mass exodus of his campaign team? And of course, this week’s “Left, Right & Center” panel, featuring Tony Blankley, Matt Miller, E.J. Dionne and Chrystia Freeland, discussed the PR disaster that Rep. Anthony Weiner wrought. Listen and learn. –KA


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