Chuck in the Muck

Hagel faulted for calling US “world bully” in Al Jazeera interview
Chuck Hagel / AP

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel on Thursday faced a barrage of criticism about his fitness to be the next defense secretary, including his agreement with a controversial statement that the United States is the “world’s bully.”

Hagel Hit Hard

Hagel hammered by Republicans for controversial views on
Iran, Iraq war, nuclear arms and Israel

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel came under harsh criticism from Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday for controversial views on Iran’s nuclear arms, the United States military surge in Iraq, plans to cut nuclear forces, and critical remarks about Israel.