New ECI Ad Rips Hagel’s Iran ‘Containment’ Blunder


A new ad from the Emergency Committee for Israel highlight’s defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel’s struggles to correctly identify United States policy toward Iran’s nuclear program in his confirmation hearing Thursday.

Vice President Joe Biden emphasized over the weekend at the Munich Security Conference that U.S. policy “is not containment–it is not containment.”

The Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol is a board member of both the Emergency Committee for Israel and the Center for American Freedom.