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Posts Tagged: hagel

June 21, 2013 8:35 am
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Defense Secretary Hagel: Taliban Talks ‘Worth the Risk’

The Hill - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday defended the administration's decision to launch peace talks with the Taliban, saying the move...

February 22, 2013 1:23 am
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Hagel Refused to Sign Schumer-Graham Letter Calling for Arab Allies of U.S. to Recognize Israel

Breitbart - Former Sen. Chuck Hagel declined to sign a letter circulated by Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) in 2007 calling upon then-Secretary of State Condoleezza...

February 12, 2013 1:45 am
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Senator Inhofe to ‘Postpone’ Hagel Vote

National Review - Senator Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, the ranking Republican on the Armed Services Committee, tells National Review Online that he will "postpone" the...

February 4, 2013 2:15 am
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Chuck Hagel: Mediocre Boilerplate

For all the thunder about the "missing" J Street speech Chuck Hagel gave in 2009, watching it was almost a letdown. There is simply no "smoking-gun"...

January 29, 2013 1:05 am
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Senator Vitter Raises Questions in Letter to Chuck Hagel

The Weekly Standard - The Weekly Standard previously noted Senator David Vitter's offense at Chuck Hagel's "suggestion that my support of Israel is somehow...

January 28, 2013 11:32 pm
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Criticism Mounts Over Hagel’s Iran Views Amid Connections to Progressive Foundation

Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel is facing criticism from conservative groups over his connection to the progressive Ploughshares Foundation. The Ploughshares Foundation grants...

January 24, 2013 12:33 am
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Christians United for Israel Will Lobby Every Single Senator Against Hagel

Breitbart - Christians United for Israel (CUFI), which describes itself as "the largest pro-Israel organization in the United States and one of the leading Christian...

January 22, 2013 1:55 am
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American Jewish Leaders Meet With Chuck Hagel

JTA - Top Jewish organizational leaders met with Chuck Hagel, President Obama's defense secretary nominee, and Vice President Joe Biden. A four-sentence statement Monday issued...

January 16, 2013 2:00 am
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Senator Jim Inhofe Announces Opposition to Hagel Appointment

Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) announced that he would not back Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel Tuesday, after the two met to discuss his positions...

January 16, 2013 12:57 am
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The Hagel Nomination and Monty Python

The furor that has surrounded the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to be President Obama's Secretary of Defense has shed a searing light on...

January 14, 2013 12:43 am
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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 11, 2013 2:37 am
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Where the Pressure Lies

The United States is about to get new secretaries of state and defense and a new director of Central Intelligence. It is devoutly to...

January 10, 2013 4:09 pm
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Hagel-Chaired Think Tank: ‘Post-Mullah’ Iran Should be Viewed as ‘Natural Partner’ for U.S.

The Atlantic Council, a think tank chaired by defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel which last month published a column titled "Israel's Apartheid Policy,"...

January 9, 2013 11:38 am
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Hagel’s Homophobia and Biblical Indifference to Israel

A few years ago I was out having dinner with my orthodox, gay, Jewish brother when a religious man walked over to me...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Human Rights Legal Expert: Unanimous Passage of Senate Antisemitism Bill to...

A newly passed US Senate bill advancing the fight against antisemitism will have a “ripple effect” on educational institutions, the head of...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

Senior Tehran Cleric Calls for ‘Retaliation’ After US Senate Ba...

“Now is the time for retaliation,” a senior Iranian cleric told worshippers in Tehran on Friday, following the US Senate’s...

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