President Obama’s Radical Agenda

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President Obama is not satisfied with the progress of U.S. nuclear disarmament, the New York Times reports: Mr. Obama, administration officials say, is unlikely to discuss specific numbers in the address, but White House officials are looking at a cut that would take the arsenal of deployed weapons to just above 1,000. Currently there are …

Hagel’s 7 Worst Moments in Round One

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Left and right agree: The first round of defense secretary Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearing did not go well Thursday. He stumbled over policies, faced sharp criticism over his involvement in the Global Zero Policy Commission, reversed previous positions, and was even forced to walk back statements made during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing.