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Chuck Hagel Afghanistan

U.S. To Keep More Troops In Afghanistan As Violence Spikes

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

* Hagel confirms 10,800 troops to stay in Afghanistan for several months * 1,000 more US soldiers than previously planned ...

Hagel Gets Reassurance On Key Afghanistan Security Deal

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is visiting with American forces in Afghanistan amid a stubborn stand-off between the U...

Hagel Warns Afghans

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he can't recommend that President Barack Obama continue planning for a post-2014 forc...

Pivoting, Droning, and Our Man in Kabul

William Bradley | Posted 05.13.2013 | World
William Bradley

If only the actual drone program, and the strategic thinking that underlies it, were to undergo the same sort of review as a little contraption of cloth and medal.

Hagel Optimistic For Afghanistan Agreement

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR and KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 05.09.2013 | World

JALALABAD, Afghanistan — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he believes U.S. officials will be able to work things out with Afghan leaders ...

Hagel Makes First Trip To Afghanistan

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.08.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in Afghanistan Friday for his first visit as Pentagon chief, saying that there are pl...

Joshua Hersh

Chuck Hagel And Obama Closely Align On Afghanistan Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama is reportedly set to nominate former Sen. Chuck Hagel, a Vietnam veteran and outspoken critic of the war in Iraq, as his secret...