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Panetta: Trump’s Arctic drilling executive order hurts national security

7 June 2017
The Honorable Leon E. Panetta

With our nation entangled in conflicts across the globe and facing down threats — both foreign and domestic — it is essential that we identify and seize opportunities to make smart decisions to protect our national security. President Trump’s recent executive order reopening sensitive Arctic waters to oil and gas drilling will not only have an impact on sensitive resources, it will contribute to potential threats to our national security.

You can read the full op-ed on the CNN website here.