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.
War with Iran would be a disaster for America, for Iran and for Israel. It would also put America's forces in Iraq and Afghanistan in even more danger than they are in now. But do the neocons care? Of course not.