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

AP | ROBERT BURNS and KEN DILANIAN | Posted 08.14.2014 | 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.