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Posts Tagged: Chuck Hagel Israel

May 15, 2014 1:24 pm

U.S. Secretary of Defense Hagel Visits Israel for Security Talks

Ynet - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel landed in Israel for a visit dedicated to security related talks and the US financial aid to Israel's cash-strapped...

February 24, 2014 8:07 am

Obama, Israel, and the Return of Robert Malley - That there is widespread anxiety over the Obama administration's Middle East policies is hardly a secret. If we have learned anything...

October 31, 2013 11:09 pm

Chuck Hagel Announces Expedited Order of V-22 Osprey Aircraft to Israel

U.S. Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, announced Thursday that the Department of Defense has decided to provide Israel with six advanced V-22 Osprey aircraft.  The...

January 30, 2013 12:12 pm

Chuck Hagel in 2003: Israel “Keeping the Palestinians Caged Up Like Animals”

A recently surfaced article about Chuck Hagel in the Lincoln Journal Star quotes the defense secretary nominee as saying Israel is keeping the "Palestinians caged...

January 28, 2013 10:08 am

In 2008, Obama Campaign Disinvited Hagel From Israel Trip

Washington Post - Largely unremarked upon, an incident in the 2008 presidential campaign reflects just how horrendous Chuck Hagel's relationship with Israel was —...

January 22, 2013 1:58 am

What Do John Kerry, Chuck Hagel, and John Brennan Have in Common?

President Obama spent his first term pushing from power long-standing Arab allies in Egypt and Tunisia; seeking to engage the now blood-soaked Syrian dictator Bashar...

January 14, 2013 12:49 am

Opinion: Hagel Nomination Sends Chilling Signal About Obama’s Second Term

In light of the opposition generated when former senator Chuck Hagel's candidacy for defense secretary was initially mooted, most analysts predicted - mistakenly ...

January 14, 2013 12:43 am

Opinion: Why Iran Supports Chuck Hagel

President Obama's nomination of Chuck Hagel was meant to send a message, and it has: That President Obama is not serious about stopping ...

January 7, 2013 2:21 pm

Jewish Responses to Hagel Nomination Include Strong Opposition, Puzzlement, and Reluctant Acceptance

Debate over Chuck Hagel's history with Israel and the Jewish community has hit a fever pitch as anticipation mounts that U.S. President Barack Obama will nominate...

January 4, 2013 11:27 am

The Hagelian Dialectic

The Chuck Hagel trial balloon has been aloft for weeks now, not to burst or land - since its lofting was never officially acknowledged -...

December 31, 2012 1:50 am

Obama Stands by Chuck Hagel, Says None of His Statements Disqualify Him (VIDEO)

In an interview with David Gregory on Meet the Press today, President Obama defended former Senator Chuck Hagel who has been named as a possible...

December 30, 2012 1:50 am

Top Jewish Leader Says Chuck Hagel Nomination on Monday is “Most Likely”

A top Jewish leader said that former senator Chuck Hagel is likely to be nominated by the White House for the position of Defense Secretary...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


American Citizen Sentenced to 18 Years in Iranian Prison for Collaborating ...

A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with...


Intense Anti-Abbas Clashes Reported Near Ramallah, Nablus, Jenin

Intense clashes erupted in three refugee camps Tuesday night between Palestinian youths and Palestinian Authority security forces, after a protest over the recent expulsion from the Fatah party of a...

Middle East

Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Just 5 Miles From Mosul as Offensive Continues

Kurdish Peshmerga forces are within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of Mosul, commanders said Sunday, after days of fighting and sweeping territorial gains in the operation to free the key Iraqi...