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Hagel throws Obama under bus over Bergdahl - Politics Balla

Hagel throws Obama under bus over Bergdahl - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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WASHINGTON –Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel apparently isn’t going to let the Obama administration throw him under the bus in the Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl scandal. In fact, you could say just the opposite. In his opening statement this morning at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee, Hagel made a point of saying it was President Obama “who made the final decision” to swap Bergdahl for five top Taliban leaders, with the full support of his national security ..

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Obama nominates new Strategic Command chief - Politics Balla

Obama nominates new Strategic Command chief - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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US President Barack Obama has nominated Cecil Haney, commander of the US Pacific Fleet, to be the next commander of the US Strategic Command (Stratcom), Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said.

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US defense secretary to hold talks in Pakistan - Politics Balla

US defense secretary to hold talks in Pakistan - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is scheduled to hold talks with the Pakistani civil and military leaders on security issues Monday, officials here said.

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