Tag Archives: Secretary of Defense

This week’s Herald column: Hagel in … neocons out

Chuck Hagel isn’t perfect, but making him Secretary of Defense would go a long way toward showing neoconservatives the door. …

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Panetta headed to Defense, Petraeus to CIA

The White House makes some actual news today, amid the nonsense.

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U.S. no-fly zone over Libya a bad idea (or, Neocons are always wrong)

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is trying to put the brakes on a bad idea: a U.S. imposed “no fly zone” over Libya, as called for by the neocon buddy act in the U.S. Senate: Joe Lieberman and John McCain. … Continue reading

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