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Chuck Hagel

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  • Obama's rivals: Clinton and more, close

     
    by Christi Parsons WASHINGTON -- They were bitter rivals during the campaign, but the newly elected U.S. president from Illinois said all along he wasn't looking for a team of allies. "These are the most able men in the country,"......
  • Hillary rumors abound: Secretary of State? (Updated)

     
    A wisp of a rumor has been around all day that maybe Sen. Clinton would become Secretary of State. Now, with not a lot of solid support, it seems to have reached epidemic proportions on CNN, the Washington Post,......
  • Loss of faith led to Blair's exit

     
    by David S. Cloud and Christi Parsons National Intelligence Director Dennis C. Blair announced his resignation Thursday after a rocky 16-month tenure during which he found himself on the losing end of turf battles and struggled to develop a close......
  • Hagel provides needed boost for Sestak

     
    by Mike Memoli Former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel is making waves in Pennsylvania today by endorsing the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, Rep. Joe Sestak. Per the Associated Press, the former Nebraska senator said Sestak "has demonstrated during his...
  • Bete noire McCain keeps Obama's feet to the fire

    WASHINGTON--Sen. John McCain, whose failed challenge to Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election still rankles fellow Republicans, is back in harness as his party's chief Obama scold and bête noire. The administration's decision to swap that...
  • A real risk of war

    Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea and threat to Ukraine are causing damage he perhaps did not anticipate: disorientation of the United States and profound division in Europe, especially in Germany, and in NATO. A real risk of war. American...
  • To strike, or not to strike, Syria?

     To strike, or not to strike, Syria?
    After two weeks of furious debate about whether the United States should attack Syria, the arguments on both sides are now clear. Haven't been paying attention? Still undecided? Here are the most cogent arguments for and against a military strike....
  • Chuck Hagel's nuclear exemption

    Chuck Hagel's nuclear exemption
    The headlines on the Pentagon budget unveiled by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this week were all about austerity: the smallest U.S. Army since 1940; fewer aircraft, ships and armored vehicles; even some modest belt-tightening on future military pay and...
  • Chuck Hagel: The Asia pivot is still on

    Chuck Hagel: The Asia pivot is still on
    Russian troops are massing menacingly on Ukraine's eastern border. The civil war in Syria is still raging, and 33,000 American troops fight on in Afghanistan. So where is Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel headed this week? To Hawaii — for a meeting with...
  • Good thug, bad thug

    You know the technique. In police work, it's called good cop, bad cop. A couple of detectives team up to work on a suspect. The good cop wants to be our suspect's friend, offering all kinds of inducements if he'll do as the cops say -- like provide...
  • McManus: Susan Rice, done in by the 'fiscal cliff'

    McManus: Susan Rice, done in by the 'fiscal cliff'
    It's no secret that Senate Republicans, led by John McCain, took aim at Susan Rice. The only question is, why? It wasn't primarily her views on foreign policy; Rice and McCain actually aren't that far apart on many issues. (They both pressed for U.S....
  • Goldberg: A petty decision by Obama

    Goldberg: A petty decision by Obama
    It's official. President Obama has named former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) as his nominee for secretary of Defense. Hence, we may be in store for the worst Defense secretary nomination fight since George H.W. Bush's failed appointment of Sen. John Tower...