Chuck Hagel on Townhall

Nicole Bailey - Sat Dec 21

"When you ask why Americans don’t know more about Hap Arnold, I counter with this question: Aside from Patton, Eisenhower, Bradley and MacArthur, how many average Americans can name more than two other American generals from WWII?" ... more

Sarah Jean Seman - Thu Oct 3

United States defense officials revised the 1997 Guidelines for U.S. and Japan Defense Cooperation Thursday to include drone surveillance and U.S. Marine relocation. Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met with their Japanese counterparts in Tokyo for the first meeting of its kind in 16 years. ... more

Kevin Glass - Thu Sep 5

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told Congress yesterday that the Obama Administration's hypothetical strike against Syria could cost "tens of millions." The reality might be much, much more than that. ... more

Michael Reagan - Thu Sep 5

Kate Andrews - Wed Sep 4

Secretary Kerry revealed that Arab countries were offering to bear all the financial costs of unseating President Assad if the United States took the lead on military action during Wednesday’s House hearing on the Obama Administration’s proposal for Syrian intervention. ... more

Kate Andrews - Tue Sep 3

John Kerry’s refusal to rule out the use of U.S. military forces on the ground in Syria shook the otherwise supportive senators during Tuesday’s hearing on the ‘Authorization of Use of Force in Syria’. ... more

Daniel Doherty - Tue Aug 27

Katie reported earlier today that U.S. airstrikes against Syria seem imminent ... more

Kevin Glass - Mon Jul 29

Another story has emerged out of the Department of Defense that the economic consequences from sequestration will be less dire than what was predicted. DoD initially projected that there would be 22 furlough days for government employees. ... more

Humberto Fontova - Fri Jul 19

Washington, D.C. - Fri Apr 26

U.S. intelligence has concluded with 'varying degrees of confidence,' that the Syrian government has twice used chemical weapons in its fierce civil war, the White House and other top administration officials said Thursday ... more

Washington, D.C. - Mon Apr 22

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the sanctions on Iran are causing a tremendous amount of difficulty in that country. Hagel commented while visiting Israel on Monday. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Thu Apr 4

Some of this year's automatic budget cuts are now coming out of President Obama and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's pockets - who say they plan to give up five percent of their salaries. ... more

Cliff May - Thu Mar 21

Chuck Hagel deserves praise — four words I did not expect to be writing — for announcing an expansion of the U.S. missile-defense system. Fourteen additional ground-based long-range missile interceptors are to be installed in Alaska by 2017 at a cost of $1 billion. ... more

Night Watch - Mon Mar 11

Over the weekend an al Qaida spokesman in Pakistan stated in a video obituary for a fallen Kashmiri militant that after Afghanistan is retaken, Indian Kashmir is the next target. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Mon Mar 11

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai Sunday night. Hagel told reporters that he discussed all the key issues with the president. He also rejected any suggestions that the U.S. is in collusion with the Taliban. ... more

Daniel Pipes - Tue Mar 5

Chuck Hagel's notorious 2008 statement about the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the leading institution of the pro-Israel lobby, claimed that "the Jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people up here [in Congress]. I'm a United States senator. I'm not an Israeli senator." ... more

Victor Davis Hanson - Thu Feb 28

Republicans and Democrats are blaming one another for impending cuts to the defense budget brought about by sequestration. ... more