Chuck Hagel

Hagel: Obama Admin Tried to ‘Destroy’ Me

Says admin pushed him to release risky Gitmo detainees

Chuck Hagel, the former secretary of defense who resigned under pressure from the Obama administration last November, said in a recent interview that the White House castigated him for refusing to approve the transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees he deemed too dangerous.

House Member Seeks Probe of Bergdahl Ransom Payment

Defense sources: Failed payment likely came from $5 million fund controlled by Centcom commander

Bowe BergdahlA House Armed Services Committee member asked the Pentagon’s inspector general on Monday to conduct a formal investigation into reports that the Pentagon paid a large ransom in a failed bid to free Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from terrorist custody.