Hagel had to be careful not to upset the "jewish lobby" (yes, there is one and they are the most powerful lobby in the USA).
The one thing that the o'bama is doing right is NOT kowtowing to netanyahu and israel.
Townhallers, this is AMERICA, not israel. AMERICAN interests MUST COME FIRST. Anything less is treason (which all of our israel-loving politicians are guilty of).