Posts tagged “Chuck Hagel”

The Amateurish Syria Debate in Congress

Judging from the tone of John Kerry, Chuck Hagel, and Martin Dempsey’s …

Posted September 4th, 2013

Ron Paul Rebukes Ted Cruz: ‘We Ought to Be Cheering Someone Who’s More Cautious About Going to War’

Apart from news of a radio gig, Ron Paul has kept a …

Posted March 5th, 2013

The Hagel Foes’ Self-Defeating Witch Hunt

The anti-Hagel brigade has a tactical difficulty, which is becoming a major …

Posted February 20th, 2013

How Rand Paul Thinks

As Jim Antle points out, Rand Paul’s vote against cloture for the …

Posted February 14th, 2013

Defining Heroism Down

Military cyber warriors and drone operators can now unlock the ultimate achievement …

Posted February 14th, 2013

What Iran Wants

I’ve noticed a dubious new PR tactic that hawkish senators are employing …

Posted February 7th, 2013

Dreaming of Robert Taft, Getting John Bolton

After following Chuck Hagel’s Senate confirmation hearings and reading Daniel McCarthy’s thoughtful post …

Posted February 4th, 2013

Israelis Agree With Hagel: Palestinians Treated Like Animals

Perhaps the saddest moment in the Hagel hearing was to see the …

Posted February 4th, 2013

Chuck Hagel’s Thought Crime

Of all of defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel’s “inquisitors” at yesterday’s Senate …

Posted February 1st, 2013

Hagel on the Dock

I wonder if Chuck Hagel ever had the option of not behaving …

Posted February 1st, 2013

For John Hagee, Hitler Was God’s Will, but Hagel Must Be Stopped

The well-funded but secretive campaign against Chuck Hagel has received some important …

Posted January 28th, 2013

The Hagel Smear Campaign Goes Anonymous

HuffPo’s Amanda Terkel brings word of a new group “made up mostly …

Posted January 21st, 2013

The Neocons Overreach on Hagel

The neoconservative decison to charge that Chuck Hagel is an anti-Semite strikes …

Posted January 15th, 2013

Hagel, Healthcare, and “America’s Military Decline”

A recent op-ed by the New York Times’s compassionate conservative David Brooks …

Posted January 9th, 2013

Let’s Split the Difference: We Have a Healthcare Spending Problem

While they were negotiating over the fiscal cliff, President Obama reportedly told …

Posted January 9th, 2013

Hagel Has a Problem With Christian Zionists, Not With Jews

Opposition to Chuck Hagel’s nomination as Secretary of Defense is focusing on …

Posted January 8th, 2013

Hagel in History’s Cockpit

The former senator’s nomination points the country in a better direction.

Posted January 7th, 2013