• Hagel currently serves as Chairman of the Atlantic Council, a foreign policy blog. On December 11, 2012 the Atlantic Council published a front page article titled "Israel's Apartheid Policy," appropriating a term, "apartheid," which Israel's bitterest enemies use to justify calls for its annihilation.
• Hagel referred to the "Jewish lobby" in comments he made in 2006, conjuring up the image of rich, powerful Jews pulling the strings of Washington which is a staple of the hate speech of jihadists and neo-Nazis.
• Habel is life-long proponent of unilateral US disarmament.
• Hagel also expressed doubts as to the veracity of Turkish genocide of 1,500,000 Armenians back in 1915.