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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...

Culture

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Following Paris Peace Summit, Largely Forgotten 2013 French Court Ruling Th...

A largely forgotten landmark 2013 French court ruling has received renewed attention this week following the international diplomatic summit held...

Israel

Jerusalem Mayor Calls on Israelis to Thank Trump for Embassy Move; Says Oba...

A day before Donald Trump’s inauguration, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat called on Israelis to express thanks to the president-elect for...

Middle East

Team Trump Says ‘Stay Tuned’ for Decision on Embassy Move to Je...

A few hours before incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer told journalists on Thursday -- 24 hours before the inauguration...

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