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Hagel: US Prepared to Deal With North Korea Threat

Hagel: US Prepared to Deal With North Korea Threat

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel US announced that the US is "prepared to deal with any eventuality" from North Korea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/03/2013 03:19
Hagel Plans Israel Visit to Boost Defense Ties

Hagel Plans Israel Visit to Boost Defense Ties

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel plans to visit the Jewish state in April to boost cooperation between the two countries. Rachel Hirshfeld, 21/03/2013 02:46
Hagel's Visit to Afghanistan Quickly Turns Sour

Hagel's Visit to Afghanistan Quickly Turns Sour

Hagel faced inflammatory remarks from Afghan President Hamid Karzai and insurgent bombings during his first visit to the country , 11/03/2013 23:01
Soldiers Killed in 'Insider Attack' in Afghanistan

Soldiers Killed in 'Insider Attack' in Afghanistan

Two American soldiers in Afghanistan were killed along with several local troops in the latest suspected insider attack , 11/03/2013 19:09
J Street Takes Credit for US Defense Secy Appt

J Street Takes Credit for US Defense Secy Appt

The leftist Jewish-American “J Street” lobbying group takes credit for the controversial confirmation of US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.Chana Ya'ar, 11/03/2013 17:39
Report: US to Cut Aid to Israel by $150M

Report: US to Cut Aid to Israel by $150M

An unconfirmed report says American foreign aid to Israel is going to be cut by $150 million. The figure is lower than what was expected. Chana Ya'ar, 07/03/2013 14:24
Barak, Hagel Meeting Described as 'Warm'

Barak, Hagel Meeting Described as 'Warm'

The U.S. will continue to provide Israel with military aid, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Defense Minister Ehud BarakDavid Lev, 05/03/2013 21:55
When AIPAC Went AWOL

When AIPAC Went AWOL

The senator who spoke of an intimidating “Jewish lobby” got a complete pass from that same lobby.Prof. Daniel Pipes, 04/03/2013 21:41
Afghan President Alleges US-Taliban Collusion

Afghan President Alleges US-Taliban Collusion

President Karzai has accused the US of colluding with the Taliban to justify its presence in Afghanistan. , 04/03/2013 19:32
Barak and Hagel to Meet at the Pentagon

Barak and Hagel to Meet at the Pentagon

Barak and new Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will meet Tuesday, making Barak the first foreign counterpart Hagel will meet., 03/03/2013 05:33
JStreet Cheers Hagel Confirmation

JStreet Cheers Hagel Confirmation

The radically leftist JStreet lobby welcomed the confirmation of former Sen. Chuck Hagel as incoming U.S. Secretary of Defense. Rachel Hirshfeld , 28/02/2013 20:00
ECI on Hagel: 'We Fought a Good Fight'

ECI on Hagel: 'We Fought a Good Fight'

"We fought the good fight, and are proud to have done so,” said Chairman of the Emergency Committee for Israel on Hagel confirmation. Rachel Hirshfeld , 27/02/2013 17:53
Senate Confirms Hagel as Secretary of Defense

Senate Confirms Hagel as Secretary of Defense

The U.S. Senate confirms Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense, ending an acrimonious nominations process.Elad Benari, 27/02/2013 01:12
Senate Ends Hagel Filibuster

Senate Ends Hagel Filibuster

The Senate voted Tuesday to break a filibuster against the nomination of Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense. Arutz Sheva staff, 26/02/2013 21:35
A7 Op-ed on Hagel Picked Up By Breitbart

A7 Op-ed on Hagel Picked Up By Breitbart

Breitbart reports on op-ed which exposed that Hagel called for U.S. troops to patrol the future borders between Israel and 'Palestine'.Elad Benari, 25/02/2013 03:14
ZOA Lauds Anti-Hagel Letter of 14 US Senators

ZOA Lauds Anti-Hagel Letter of 14 US Senators

Zionist Organization of America applauds the 14 senators who wrote a letter to Obama, urging him to withdraw Hagel nomination. Rachel Hirshfeld , 24/02/2013 09:08
Republican: Vote for Hagel and be Held Accountable

Republican: Vote for Hagel and be Held Accountable

Sen. James Inhofe warns fellow Republicans they will be held accountable if they vote to confirm Chuck Hagel.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/02/2013 22:54
Poll: 38 Percent of Americans Oppose Hagel

Poll: 38 Percent of Americans Oppose Hagel

A new poll has shown that 38 percent of Americans hold an unfavorable opinion of Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense. Rachel Hirshfeld , 21/02/2013 22:00
Schumer: Chuck Hagel ‘Almost Had Tears’ In Meeting

Schumer: Chuck Hagel ‘Almost Had Tears’ In Meeting

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Chuck Hagel was very emotional as he explained connotation of “Jewish lobby.” Rachel Hirshfeld, 21/02/2013 16:58
Hagel 2010: Netanyahu 'Radical,’ Israel Apartheid

Hagel 2010: Netanyahu 'Radical,’ Israel Apartheid

US Secretary of Defense nominee labeled Netanyahu “a radical,” called to include Hamas in negotiations.Maayana Miskin, 20/02/2013 10:01
Hagel 'Doesn't Recall' Provocative Israel Remark

Hagel 'Doesn't Recall' Provocative Israel Remark

Sen. Graham said that he has accepted a new disclaimer from Chuck Hagel disavowing one of his many offensive statements about Israel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 18/02/2013 10:14
Hagel Will Likely be Confirmed, Predicts McCain

Hagel Will Likely be Confirmed, Predicts McCain

One of Chuck Hagel's fiercest critics, Sen. John McCain, predicts he'll have enough votes to be confirmed as Secretary of Defense.Elad Benari, 18/02/2013 06:16
SNL Pulls 'Anti-Semitic' Parody on Hagel Hearing

SNL Pulls 'Anti-Semitic' Parody on Hagel Hearing

Abe Foxman: skit is insensitive. Mark Langfan: it's "disgustingly racist, "putrid and lurid."Gil Ronen, 17/02/2013 20:52
AJC Urges Senate to Take Closer Look at Hagel

AJC Urges Senate to Take Closer Look at Hagel

The American Jewish Committee is calling for “further Senate deliberation” on defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 17/02/2013 13:57
Republicans Block Vote on Hagel Nomination

Republicans Block Vote on Hagel Nomination

Republicans successfully block Chuck Hagel's nomination to be Secretary of Defense, forcing a 10-day delay in his confirmation vote.Elad Benari, 15/02/2013 01:45
'Hagel: State Department Controlled by Israel'

'Hagel: State Department Controlled by Israel'

New reports indicate that Hagel failed to disclose damning speeches he delivered to groups known for anti-Israel bias. Annie Lubin, 14/02/2013 22:27
White House Raises Stakes in Hagel Confirmation

White House Raises Stakes in Hagel Confirmation

Democrats in the Senate are unsure they have the votes to overcome an almost unprecedented Republican filibuster in Hagel confirmation.Annie Lubin, 14/02/2013 20:58
Senate Committee Approves Hagel's Nomination

Senate Committee Approves Hagel's Nomination

A U.S. Senate committee has approved by a vote of 14 to 11 the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense.Elad Benari, 13/02/2013 01:12
US Sen. to Block Vote Till Obama Reveals Info

US Sen. to Block Vote Till Obama Reveals Info

U.S. Sen. Graham (R-SC) says he will block a vote on White House nominees until Pres. Obama reveals his actions during the Benghazi attack. Chana Ya'ar, 12/02/2013 01:46
Senate to Vote Tuesday on Hagel Nomination

Senate to Vote Tuesday on Hagel Nomination

The Senate Armed Services Committee will meet Tuesday to consider the nomination of Chuck Hagel as US defense secretary , 11/02/2013 21:24
Sen. Inhofe Threatens Filibuster to Block Hagel

Sen. Inhofe Threatens Filibuster to Block Hagel

Sen. James Inhofe threatened to filibuster Chuck Hagel if necessary to prevent his confirmation as the next US secretary of defense. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/02/2013 10:33
Israelis Must Protest Obama's Visit

Israelis Must Protest Obama's Visit

Netanyahu's speech in Congress was a rousing success that taught Obama something. Now he wants to return the compliment. A call for action.Att'y Steven M. Goldberg, 11/02/2013 09:38
Hagel in 2008: US Shouldn't Think of Bombing Iran

Hagel in 2008: US Shouldn't Think of Bombing Iran

A newly surfaced video shows Chuck Hagel as having expressed in 2008 more concern over Israel's nuclear weapons than Iran's.Elad Benari, 11/02/2013 06:16
Hagel Receiving Funding From 'Friends of Hamas'?

Hagel Receiving Funding From 'Friends of Hamas'?

Hagel has refused to release documents on sources of foreign funding because he is purportedly receiving donations from “Friends of Hamas.”Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/02/2013 10:45
Hagel: US Needs to 'Reverse Optics' With Israel

Hagel: US Needs to 'Reverse Optics' With Israel

Chuck Hagel: In order to restore credibility as an honest broker in Mideast, US has to "reverse optics" in relationship with Jewish state. Rachel Hirshfeld , 08/02/2013 11:54
Senate Committee Postpones Hagel Confirmation Vote

Senate Committee Postpones Hagel Confirmation Vote

The Senate Armed Services Committee has postponed a panel vote that was expected to take place Thursday on the nomination of Chuck Hagel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 07/02/2013 16:53
Opposition to Hagel Vindicated by Apalling Performance

Opposition to Hagel Vindicated by Apalling Performance

At the hearing, Hagel went from awful to appalling. EMET organization is out there fighting his appointment.Sarah Stern, EMET , 05/02/2013 23:06
US Senator: Hagel 'Seems Clueless' on Iran Policy

US Senator: Hagel 'Seems Clueless' on Iran Policy

Senator Lindsay Graham urged the US President to reconsider his nomination, saying Hagel "seems clueless" on U.S. policy toward Iran.Annie Lubin, 05/02/2013 20:30
Video: Hagel Pressed on 'Jewish Lobby'

Video: Hagel Pressed on 'Jewish Lobby'

Hagel faced a brutal line of questioning during Senate confirmation hearings as he grappled for adequate defense of "Jewish lobby" comments.Rachel Hirshfeld , 01/02/2013 12:16
Confirmed: Panetta to Testify on Benghazi

Confirmed: Panetta to Testify on Benghazi

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will testify before the Senate on Benghazi attack, in a move that may lift one obstacle to Hagel confirmationRachel Hirshfeld , 01/02/2013 11:23
White House Falters on Legitimacy of Iran

White House Falters on Legitimacy of Iran

Just hours after Hagel's testimony, White House press secretary Jay Carney faltered regarding legitimacy of Iranian government.Rachel Hirshfeld , 01/02/2013 09:42
American Jewry: Found Wanting

American Jewry: Found Wanting

Jewish Democrat politicians, like so many liberal Jews in America, have sublimated their Jewish faith to the 21st century Hellenistic religion of Liberalism. Victor Sharpe, 01/02/2013 08:26
Hagel Under Fire Over Israel and Iran

Hagel Under Fire Over Israel and Iran

Chuck Hagel, under fire from Republicans over his anti-Israel stance, reiterates support for Israel, regrets past remarks.Elad Benari, 01/02/2013 04:46
Biden: GOP Criticism of Hagel 'Ridiculous'

Biden: GOP Criticism of Hagel 'Ridiculous'

Vice President Joe Biden staunchly defended Hagel, dismissing Republican criticisms of the former Nebraska senator.Rachel Hirshfeld, 31/01/2013 18:10
Hagel: Willing to Attack Iran if Necessary

Hagel: Willing to Attack Iran if Necessary

Hagel writes to Senate: There is time and space for diplomacy with Iran, but the window is closing.Elad Benari, 31/01/2013 05:12
Hagel: Israel Keeps Arabs 'Caged Up Like Animals'

Hagel: Israel Keeps Arabs 'Caged Up Like Animals'

Hagel made staggering accusations against Israel in 2003, alleging that the Jewish state is keeping “Palestinians caged up like animals.”Rachel Hirshfeld , 31/01/2013 02:14
Graham: 'Hagel Blocked Until Panetta Testifies'

Graham: 'Hagel Blocked Until Panetta Testifies'

Sen. Graham said he'll block Hagel’s confirmation hearings until outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta testifies on Benghazi attacks.Rachel Hirshfeld , 30/01/2013 19:15
CUFI to Lobby US Senators to Vote Against Hagel

CUFI to Lobby US Senators to Vote Against Hagel

Christians United for Israel is convening emergency summit meeting in Washington to urge senators to vote against nomination of Chuck Hagel.Rachel Hirshfeld , 29/01/2013 17:08
400 Christian Leaders to Lobby against Hagel Pick

400 Christian Leaders to Lobby against Hagel Pick

Pro-Israel lobby wants Republicans to know Hagel is "a key issue for the base," Democrats to think twice.Gil Ronen, 24/01/2013 22:49
Top Jewish Leaders Meet with Hagel

Top Jewish Leaders Meet with Hagel

Top Jewish leaders met with controversial defense secretary nominee, Chuck Hagel, in what seems to be an effort to placate Jewish concerns.Rachel Hirshfeld, 22/01/2013 14:55
Date Set for Chuck Hagel's Confirmation Hearing

Date Set for Chuck Hagel's Confirmation Hearing

US lawmakers will have their first chance to formally question Chuck Hagel on January 31 when the Senate convenes its confirmation hearing.Rachel Hirshfeld , 16/01/2013 22:51
Full-Page New York Times Ad: 'Who is Chuck Hagel?'

Full-Page New York Times Ad: 'Who is Chuck Hagel?'

The Emergency Committee for Israel placed a full-page ad in the New York Times publicly impugning the nomination of Chuck Hagel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 16/01/2013 18:03
Hagel Backtracks on Controversial Israel Comments

Hagel Backtracks on Controversial Israel Comments

In an effort to temper concerns of pro-Israel lawmakers in Washington, Chuck Hagel has backtracked on controversial Israel, Iran remarks.Rachel Hirshfeld , 15/01/2013 18:04
Ros-Lehtinen: Hagel Doesn't See Israel as 'Ally'

Ros-Lehtinen: Hagel Doesn't See Israel as 'Ally'

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: “Chuck Hagel has a difficult time understanding that Israel is our ally." Rachel Hirshfeld , 13/01/2013 23:01
Hagel Think Tank Sees 'Post-Mullah' Iran as Ally

Hagel Think Tank Sees 'Post-Mullah' Iran as Ally

"Atlantic Council" sees democratization of Arab world making Iran more moderate by 2030.Gil Ronen, 10/01/2013 19:51
Rivlin: Israel Concerned About Hagel Nomination

Rivlin: Israel Concerned About Hagel Nomination

Knesset Speaker says Israel is worried about Hagel "because of his statements in the past and his stance toward Israel."Elad Benari, 08/01/2013 05:46
Hagel: No Evidence I'm Anti-Israel

Hagel: No Evidence I'm Anti-Israel

Chuck Hagel dismisses allegations that he is against Israel, saying critics have "completely distorted" his record.Elad Benari, 08/01/2013 00:14