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Chuck Hagel

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  • City of Glendale seeks to honor sailors

    City of Glendale seeks to honor sailors
    The Glendale City Council on Tuesday agreed to write a letter asking the federal government to inscribe the names of 74 U.S. Navy sailors killed at sea decades ago — including one from Glendale — on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington,...
  • Defense budget cuts commissary subsidies

    Defense budget cuts commissary subsidies
    The Department of Defense released its fiscal year 2015 budget on Monday and included a cut in subsidies for stateside commissaries, among other measures intended to "slow the growth of military personnel costs." Currently, the defense department says...
  • Chuck Hagel's nuclear exemption

    Chuck Hagel's nuclear exemption
    The headlines on the Pentagon budget unveiled by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this week were all about austerity: the smallest U.S. Army since 1940; fewer aircraft, ships and armored vehicles; even some modest belt-tightening on future military pay and...
  • President Obama pressures Afghanistan leader Karzai on security deal

    WASHINGTON — Signaling his frustration with events in Afghanistan, President Obama ordered the Pentagon on Tuesday to step up plans to withdraw all U.S. troops by January if Afghan leaders don't sign a bilateral security agreement. In an unusually...
  • NATO puts pressure on Afghanistan to sign troop agreement

    NATO puts pressure on Afghanistan to sign troop agreement
    BRUSSELS -- The U.S. and its European allies on Wednesday turned up the pressure on Afghanistan to authorize foreign troops on its territory after 2014, even as officials acknowledged that they may have to wait for President Hamid Karzai’s successor...
  • A smaller, more nimble force [Editorial]

    The plan unveiled this week by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to substantially cut the size of U.S. military forces reflects a hard-eyed acknowledgment of today's strategic, political and budgetary realities. With the nation winding down the last of the...
  • Hagel defense budget would put U.S. at risk [Letter]

    Hagel defense budget would put U.S. at risk [Letter]
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's plans for a reduction of the active Army strength from 520,000 to around 440,000 are not only unreasonable and bad, but they will also hurt our safety and security and ability to defend ourselves against any future...
  • Afghanistan security at risk in U.S. pullout, official says

    Afghanistan security at risk in U.S. pullout, official says
    BRUSSELS — Security in Afghanistan would decrease steadily if all U.S. troops are withdrawn this year, a senior U.S. military official warned Thursday, two days after President Obama ordered the Pentagon to begin contingency planning for such a...
  • Ukraine's fugitive president turns up in Russia

    Ukraine's fugitive president turns up in Russia
    MOSCOW — Ukraine's fugitive president turned up in Russia on Thursday and masked gunmen seized government buildings in the Crimean region as tension built over the direction of the country's revolution. The day's developments left Russia trying to...
  • Back to the '30s: The great American retreat

    It happens after every war. America disarms. And so invites the next attack, and next war. The same haphazard pattern is emerging now -- even before the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are over, much as this administration pretends they are in order to cut...
  • Kerry threatens sanctions if Russia doesn't withdraw from Ukraine

    WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry, denouncing what he called Russia's invasion of Ukraine as an “incredible act of aggression,” said the United States is considering an array of economic sanctions to persuade Russian President...