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  Adar 10, 5773 , 20/02/13

Hagel in 2010: Israel on its Way to Apartheid State

Reports continue to leak of damning statements made by Secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel, who is awaiting Senate confirmation. 

According to a report in the Washington Free Beacon, Hagel, in a speech at Rutgers University in 2010, said Israel is on its way to becoming an apartheid state.

The remarks come via Kenneth Wagner, who attended the speech while he was a law student at the University. 

According to Wagner's notes of the speech, Hagel also accused Israel of violating U.N. resolutions, called for the terrorist organization Hamas to be included in any peace negotiations and described Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu as a “radical."

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