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Posts Tagged: Obama Hagel

June 13, 2013 12:34 am
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Hagel: Obama Has Not Consulted Me On Defense Bill

The Weekly Standard - House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan asked Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel whether he recommended the president veto a defense spending bill....

May 5, 2013 3:37 am
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Never Mind that Red Line in Syria

At first blush, it appeared that the Obama administration finally agreed with the intelligence assessments of its allies—Britain, France, and Israel—namely, that the...

March 21, 2013 3:05 pm
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Netanyahu to Obama in Israel: Diplomacy and Sanctions Have Not Stopped Iran

President Barack Obama in Israel dismissed a U.S. policy of containment for the Iranian nuclear threat and echoed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement that...

March 21, 2013 1:58 am
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The Real Message of Obama’s Visit to Israel

The White House is contending that Barack Obama's first visit to Israel as president underlines his administration's commitment to Israel's security. Rarely, however, has the style...

March 20, 2013 1:21 am
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Shimon Peres: I Am “Free Of Doubts, Obama Is a Man of Values”

Ynet - President Shimon Peres said he was "free of doubts" that his American counterpart Barack Obama would use military force if necessary to stop...

March 15, 2013 1:53 am
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Foreign Policy Priorities Must Include Pro-Israel Actions

The strong ties between the U.S. and Israel find expression in the traditionally bipartisan support for Israel in Congress and in public opinion polls showing...

March 15, 2013 1:49 am
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President Obama Has a Medal-Worthy Record

Later this month, President Barack Obama will take his first presidential trip to Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Obama's trip "will give...

March 15, 2013 1:26 am
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Obama: Hagel and Kerry Don’t Make Iran Decisions, I Do

Politico - President Obama indicated in an interview Thursday that new Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and new Secretary of State John Kerry won't keep...

March 5, 2013 10:05 am
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At AIPAC, Netanyahu and Biden Offer Their Takes on Strategic Timetable for Iran

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday offered their takes on the strategic timetable for the Iranian...

March 5, 2013 1:30 am
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House Minority Whip Hoyer: ‘Day Will Come When Diplomacy Ends’ With Iran

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) said Monday night at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference that while ...

February 28, 2013 1:48 am
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The US, Israel and the Politics of Dumb

As Barack Obama gets ready to visit Israel, it is worth noting how much he and Benjamin Netanyahu have in common.  Both were re-elected with...

February 27, 2013 11:17 am
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Jewish Groups, Israel React to Hagel Confirmation

Jewish Groups responded Tuesday to Chuck Hagel's controversial confirmation as Secretary of Defense.  From the left, the National Jewish Democratic Council applauded Hagel's statements during his nomination...

February 27, 2013 1:48 am
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Obama: We Have the Defense Secretary Our Nation Needs

Politico - President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the nation will now have the defense secretary it needs. "With the bipartisan confirmation of Chuck Hagel as...

February 27, 2013 1:42 am
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Controversial Nominee Hagel Confirmed as Secretary of Defense

Former Nebraska senator Chuck Hagel, who has come under fire for both his record and statements on Israel since his name surfaced as...

Culture

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, by Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

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...

World

Report: Donald Trump to Name Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, two sources close to the transition process told NBC News on Saturday. The 64-year-old veteran oil...

Israel

Facing Evacuation, Amona Settlers Plan Resistance Campaign

Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance,...

Middle East

At Least 13 Said Dead, 38 Injured in Twin Blasts Outside Istanbul Soccer St...

At least 13 people are reported to have been killed in two explosions outside a football stadium in central Istanbul, according...

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