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In Final Trip To Iraq, Pentagon Chief Focuses On ISIS Campaign

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 02.07.2015 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday that his army is taking the offensive against...

U.S. Officials Say Fewer Iraqi Refugees On Sinjar Mountain, Rescue Mission 'Far Less Likely'

AP | ROBERT BURNS and KEN DILANIAN | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday promised to expand U.S. humanitarian relief to Iraqis threatened by the advancing army of the I...

Hagel: U.S. Troops Unlikely To Undertake Iraq Rescue Mission

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR AND ROBERT BURNS | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says far fewer refugees are stranded on Iraq's Sinjar Mountain and that it's far less likely that th...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Hagel And McCain Have Testy Exchange Over Iraq Surge

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The debate over the Iraq War was reignited on Thursday when Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) took on Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel for...

Chuck Hagel Is the Right Choice for Secretary of Defense

Joel Rubin | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics
Joel Rubin

Chuck Hagel is likely to receive swift confirmation from the Senate. There will be tough questions, but most observers expect the Senate to approve his nomination -- perhaps by a large margin. This will be good for both our country's and Israel's security.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Colin Powell: Chuck Hagel 'Superbly Qualified' To Be Secretary Of Defense

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former secretary of state Colin Powell strongly defended former Sen. Chuck Hagel's (R-Neb.) nomination as secretary of defense on Sunday...

Memorable Hagel Statements Provide Fodder For Critics

Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics

By CONNIE CASS, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Chuck Hagel was blunt-spoken in the Senate, even when bucking fellow Republicans. Now opponents ...

Joshua Hersh

Generals Who Revolted Over Iraq Mostly Embrace Hagel

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense elevates a man who made his reputation as an unabashed critic of the war...

Six Years Ago, Chuck Hagel Told the Truth About Iraq

Michael Moore | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics
Michael Moore

You might have seen that on Monday President Obama will likely nominate former Sen. Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense. But what you probably haven't seen -- because everyone has forgotten -- is that back in 2007, Hagel went totally crazy and told the truth about our invasion of Iraq.