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US defense chief Hagel to visit Israel in April

US defense chief Hagel to visit Israel in April | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
Ya'alon, Hagel, congratulate one another on appointments in phone conversation, look to increase cooperation.
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Lawmakers press Hagel to add East Coast missile defense system

Lawmakers press Hagel to add East Coast missile defense system | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel should include funds in the Pentagon’s next budget request to start work on a U.S. East Coast site for 20 anti-missile interceptors as a defense against Iran, House Republicans said.
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In First Overseas Trip, Hagel Offers a Terse Review: ‘It’s Complicated’

In First Overseas Trip, Hagel Offers a Terse Review: ‘It’s Complicated’ | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel left Afghanistan on Monday after a visit marked by violent attacks and criticisms of American and NATO policy from President Hamid Karzai.
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Rand Paul says CIA Director John Brennan claimed no geographic limit on drone strikes

Rand Paul says CIA Director John Brennan claimed no geographic limit on drone strikes | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
When Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., staged his historic filibuster over 13 hours on March 6, 2013, he said he just wanted answers.
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Chuck Hagel Deflects The Questions

Chuck Hagel Deflects The Questions | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
In the morning session of his confirmation hearing for secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel struck a largely conciliatory tone, deflecting the most confrontational questions from Republican senators over his foreign policy views and largely declining...
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Senators to target Brennan on drone use at CIA confirmation hearing

Senators to target Brennan on drone use at CIA confirmation hearing | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
White House homeland security adviser John O. Brennan is expected to face tough, new questions about the U.S.
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John Brennan faces grilling over drone leak as senators demand answers

John Brennan faces grilling over drone leak as senators demand answers | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
Nominee for CIA director set for tough confirmation questions from senators angered by lack of White House transparency on drones
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White House, Justice officials defend drone program after release of memo

White House, Justice officials defend drone program after release of memo | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
Senators from both parties may be on a collision course with the White House over its top national security nominations, because of concerns over the Obama administration's drone program. 
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Holder: It’s ‘Legal’ to Drone Strike Americans

Holder: It’s ‘Legal’ to Drone Strike Americans | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
Melissa Melton | DOJ memo justifies skirting the Constitution to kill U.S. citizens.
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Israel's former MI chief: Choice of Kerry and Hagel sends 'bad signal' on Obama's Iran policy

Israel's former MI chief: Choice of Kerry and Hagel sends 'bad signal' on Obama's Iran policy | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
Former IDF intelligence chief Amos Yadlin believes Iran will have enough material for first bomb 'in early 2013'; prefers agreement that limits Iranian centrifuges to 'bomb or bombing'.
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US legal argument for drone strikes revealed

US legal argument for drone strikes revealed | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
Leaked justice department memo outlines legal argument for justifying strikes against US citizens, bypassing courts.
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Deadly suicide blasts strike Iraq's north

Deadly suicide blasts strike Iraq's north | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
At least 28 people killed and hundreds injured in separate attacks in Kirkuk, Tuz Khurmatu and Baghdad.
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Is Hagel’s Red Pencil Sharp Enough to Cut DoD Waste?

Is Hagel’s Red Pencil Sharp Enough to Cut DoD Waste? | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
Chuck Hagel recently announced a reevaluation of the Pentagon’s strategy given the strict budget environment. Whether he can achieve cost-cutting while maintaining military strength will define his term.
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Chuck Hagel's First Test: North Korea and the Second Nuclear Age

Chuck Hagel's First Test: North Korea and the Second Nuclear Age | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
How do you deter a nuclear power like North Korea when it looks as if they just won't play by the rules of conventional deterrence?What is the U.S. and
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CIA 'to lose control of drone programme to Pentagon' - Telegraph

CIA 'to lose control of drone programme to Pentagon'  - Telegraph | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
The CIA is poised to reduce its involvement in America's drone war and concentrate on spying on states such as China, after advisers warned President Barack Obama of gaps in US intelligence.
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Hackers publish CIA Director Brennan's financial records — RT USA

Hackers publish CIA Director Brennan's financial records — RT USA | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
CIA Director John Brennan is the latest member of the Obama administration to have heir personal financial records leaked on the Web.
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Inhofe Asks Hagel Why Iran Endorses His Nomination | TIME.com

Inhofe Asks Hagel Why Iran Endorses His Nomination | TIME.com | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) asks Chuck Hagel when he stopped beating his wife during the SecDef confirmation hearing.
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CIA nominee John Brennan to face tough questions in Senate

CIA nominee John Brennan to face tough questions in Senate | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — President Obama 's choice to be the next CIA director will face tough questions at his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday, but it appears unlikely that lawmakers' concerns will derail his nomination.
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John Brennan, Obama's CIA Chief Nominee, Could Restrain the Agency

John Brennan, Obama's CIA Chief Nominee, Could Restrain the Agency | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
He seen as a hawk who supports torture and drone strikes, but the president's nominee is far more nuanced.
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White House defends U.S. drone strikes

White House defends U.S. drone strikes | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
White House spokesman Jay Carney found himself Tuesday defending the White House drone attack policy at length. 'This president takes his responsibilities very seriously,' Carney told reporters.
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Leon Panetta attacks senators' questioning of Chuck Hagel at hearing

Leon Panetta attacks senators' questioning of Chuck Hagel at hearing | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
Outgoing defense secretary 'disappointed' by combative questions from Republicans who focused on Israel and Iraq war
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Kill List Exposed: Leaked Obama Memo Shows Assassination of U.S. Citizens "Has No Geographic Limit"

Kill List Exposed: Leaked Obama Memo Shows Assassination of U.S. Citizens "Has No Geographic Limit" | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
The Obama administration’s internal legal justification for assassinating U.S. citizens without charge has been revealed for the first time. In a secret Justice Department memo, the administration claims it has legal authority to assassinate U.S.
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Fatah’s rally in Gaza hints at effort toward unity with Hamas

Fatah’s rally in Gaza hints at effort toward unity with Hamas | Think More Argue Less | Scoop.it
Rival Islamist factions draw closer in wake of Fatah’s clashes with Israel and U.N. Palestinian statehood vote.
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