Obama to Nominate Ashton Carter to Replace HagelPresident Barack Obama reportedly poised to nominate Ashton Carter as next Defense Secretary.
Potential Replacement for Hagel Bows Out of RaceMichèle Flournoy, former undersecretary of defense for policy, takes herself out of running to replace Chuck Hagel.
AJC Urges Senate to Take Closer Look at Hagel's Israel StanceThe American Jewish Committee is calling for “further Senate deliberation” on defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel.
Report: Hagel Claimed State Department is Controlled by IsraelNew reports indicate that Hagel failed to disclose damning speeches he delivered to groups known for anti-Israel bias.
White House Raises Stakes in Hagel ConfirmationDemocrats in the Senate are unsure they have the votes to overcome an almost unprecedented Republican filibuster in Hagel confirmation.
Senate to Vote Tuesday on Hagel NominationThe Senate Armed Services Committee will meet Tuesday to consider the nomination of Chuck Hagel as US defense secretary