Algeria, Mali deny Panetta a quiet exit

Posted: January 21, 2013 at 2:30 a.m.

Leon Panetta’s final week-long trip to the old capitals of Europe initially had the feel of a valedictory lap, one that would nurture the trans-Atlantic alliance and give him the chance to dine in the Italy of his heritage. His staff had to insist it was not a junket.

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