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Hagel calls for unity, increased security in the Gulf

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel urged Gulf Arab ... of the Muslim Brotherhood. U.S. Secretary of Defense  Chuck Hagel  urged Gulf Arab ... support of the Muslim Brotherhood . Hagel , speaking Wednesday to the  Gulf Cooperation Council ...

14/05/2014 - 19:00 - comment 0

US Defense Secretary Hagel visits Pakistan

Secretary Chuck Hagel visits Pakistan to discuss continued efforts to maintain open borders to Afghanistan. ... Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in Pakistan Monday to meet with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ... goggles and surveillance aircraft. These issues are expected to come up in Hagel’s meetings. Over ...

09/12/2013 - 09:29 - comment 0

Egypt: US Hagel and Sisi discuss Egypt's plans to move forward

Secretary Chuck Hagel phoned his Egyptian counterpart on Saturday to express US concerns about a new ... and political activists, a spokesman said. Due to his close ties with the military, Hagel is considered an important conduit of communication with Egypt. In a call Saturday, Hagel urged Defense Minister Abdel ...

01/12/2013 - 12:02 - comment 0

Worries in Israel over Obama's Hagel nomination

Hagel for Secretary of Defense has been met uneasily by some in Israel who view the senator as at odds with the Jewish state. U.S. President Barack Obama’s nomination of Chuck Hagel ... state . Hagel’s perceived sympathy with the Palestinian position and more relaxed approach ...

08/01/2013 - 08:14 - comment 0

US 'ready to go' on Syria strike - Hagel

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said the US was ready ... an attack , US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday. "We have moved assets in place to be able to fulfil and comply with whatever option the president wishes to take," Mr Hagel told ...

28/08/2013 - 07:31 - comment 0

Hagel: diplomacy with Iran must be backed by military power

Hagel promises US will maintain 35000-strong force ... Hagel on Friday sought to reassure America’s Arab allies in the Gulf of its strategic commitment ... an anti-mine warship in the U.S. Fifth Fleet, Hagel reiterated America’s support for the Gulf. Hagel said ...

07/12/2013 - 09:38 - comment 0

Hagel seeks to reassure gulf states as interest in F-35 rises

way. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel toured the Arab monarchies ... weapons and Boeing GBU-39/B small diameter bombs. Hagel opened the door to the sale of more advanced ... programs. Hagel proposed the GCC should acquire weapons systems collectively, "including items ...

16/12/2013 - 21:53 - comment 1

Republicans stall Chuck Hagel's nomination to secure Libya embassy attacks info

Hagel's nomination as the US secretary of defense have come to light. In return for unblocking ... to confirm former Sen. Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense. Republicans have told Reid they plan ... unfortunate." Panetta said he plans to stay on duty until Hagel is confirmed; however, Hagel will likely ...

15/02/2013 - 03:04 - comment 0

Hagel to finalize multi-billion dollar arms deal on first Mideast visit as defense secretary

US defense secretary Chuck Hagel will present Israel ... nuclear, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told reporters on Sunday.Asked if a multi-billion dollar arms ... don't think there's any question that's another very clear signal to Iran.”Hagel was speaking ...

21/04/2013 - 11:54 - comment 1

US helps Israel improve 'military edge' with major arms deal

of advanced missiles and fighter jets. US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said ... in Tel Aviv, Hagel said the US will permit Israel to buy various new weapons, including US missiles ... Israel, the UAE and Saudi Arabia.  On Sunday, Hagel told reporters a major US arms deal with Israel ...

22/04/2013 - 13:29 - comment 0