Does Anyone Want To Be The Secretary Of Defense?

By: Friday November 28, 2014 7:52 am

Senator Jack Reed has followed former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michèle Flournoy in taking himself out of consideration for being the next Secretary of Defense. Reed, who was the frontrunner, said he was not interested in the job shortly after the previous frontrunner, Flournoy, dropped out of the selection process to determine who [...]

Secretary of Defense Hagel Announces Resignation

By: Monday November 24, 2014 8:55 am

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has announced his resignation to be completed when the Senate confirms a replacement. The announcement came at an event at the White House where President Obama offered a warm summation of Hagel’s career and personal friendship with the president. Flanked by both President Obama and Vice President Biden, Secretary Hagel [...]

Secretary Hagel Claims ISIS Is ‘Threat To Every Interest We Have’, ‘Beyond Anything We’ve Seen’

By: Friday August 22, 2014 5:38 am

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel attempted to terrorize the American people Thursday by claiming ISIS was a threat to every interest the US has and “beyond anything we’ve seen.” The dire statements have, not surprisingly, led many observers to think the Obama Administration is preparing a more involved military campaign against ISIS. Though not-so-subtly skeptical of [...]

US To Increase Military Role In Poland And Baltic States To Challenge Russia

By: Thursday March 6, 2014 5:38 am

Who says the US wants another Cold War? Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said yesterday that the US is going to ramp up military aid to Poland and Russia’s neighboring Baltic states. The encirclement or rather containment strategy is an interesting shift from the expansionary post-Cold War 1 strategy. After the Soviet Union fell the [...]

Pentagon Plans Shift From Occupation Armies To Assassinations And Cyberwarfare

By: Monday February 24, 2014 8:48 am

After a decade of pratfalls in the Middle East with occupation armies that became easy targets for opposing militants, the Department of Defense is making some changes. In a new budget plan spearheaded by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel the Pentagon will be reducing the army to levels not seen since before World War II. Instead [...]

Karzai Accuses America Of Collaborating With Taliban

By: Monday March 11, 2013 6:30 am

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is pointing the finger at America for continued instability in his country. To America’s shock and dismay, Karzai claimed that the America and Taliban were colluding to continue the war beyond 2014 when US forces are set to withdraw by working together in series of recent bombings. His comments came as [...]

Chuck Hagel Confirmed

By: Wednesday February 27, 2013 5:35 am

After a long, bitter, and at times surreal confirmation process fmr. Senator Chuck Hagel has been confirmed as Secretary of Defense. The vote was 58-41 with only four Republicans voting in favor of the nomination despite Hagel previously being a member of the Senate Republican Caucus. Hagel was attacked continually by the right-wing of the [...]

Breitbart Reporter Accused Of Promoting Fake Hamas Group To Derail Hagel Nomination

By: Thursday February 21, 2013 10:15 am

Ben Shapiro, the Editor-at-Large of Breitbart News, has reported a serious accusation against Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel, namely that Hagel received money from a group sympathetic to terrorism known as “Friends of Hamas.” On Thursday, Senate sources told Breitbart News exclusively that they have been informed that one of the reasons that President Barack [...]

North Korea Tells China More Nuclear Weapons Tests Coming

By: Friday February 15, 2013 5:53 am

Only a few days after North Korea conducted its third nuclear weapons test the rogue state has told its closest ally it plans one or two more nuclear tests this year in hopes of driving American foreign policy. North Korea has told its key ally, China, that it is prepared to stage one or even [...]

Lindsey Graham Planning To Place Hold On Hagel And Brennan Over Benghazi

By: Tuesday February 12, 2013 8:26 am

Senator Lindsey Graham is planning to place a hold on the nominations of Chuck Hagel and John Brennan if the Obama Administration does not grant his demands for more information on the response to the Benghazi embassy attack. Graham indicated that he is reserving the right to put a hold on the nominations of Hagel [...]

Hagel Makes It Through Tough Confirmation Hearing

By: Friday February 1, 2013 5:50 am

Fmr. Senator Chuck Hagel faced a tough confirmation hearing yesterday. Hagel’s Republican colleagues were particularly vicious claiming Hagel was anti-Israel, weak on Iran, and supports unilateral nuclear disarmament. The attacks though continually repeated had little to no evidence supporting them. One of the highlights was John McCain losing his cool over statements Hagel made on [...]

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