FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2007 file photo, then-Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., speaks during an appearance at Bellevue University, in Bellevue, Neb. The nomination of Hagel as the next U.S. s

 

              FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2007 file photo, then-Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., speaks during an appearance at Bellevue University, in Bellevue, Neb.  The nomination of Hagel as the next U.S. s
FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2007 file photo, then-Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., speaks during an appearance at Bellevue University, in Bellevue, Neb. The nomination of Hagel as the next U.S. secretary of defense is causing jitters in Israel, where the former Nebraska senator is viewed in some circles as unsympathetic and even hostile. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)