Topic: U.S. European Command
Critics of Chuck Hagel's potential candidacy have focused on remarks he made years ago about Israel, Iran, and Hamas. Some even called him anti-Semitic, a charge branded as outrageous, even by other critics.
The retired general is under investigation by the agency for possible wrongdoing in the affair, though that's not the subject of the closed-door hearings.
Gen. John Allen, the top US commander in Afghanistan, is now the subject of an FBI investigation for alleged "inappropriate communications" with Jill Kelley, a married socialite in Florida. Gen. John Allen denies any wrongdoing.
The Pentagon's report on 'don't ask, don't tell' suggests that the ban on openly gay members can be repealed safely. But significant resistance remains in some quarters, including the Marines.
11/30/2010 04:53 pm
Gates picks an admiral with diplomatic skills to command US troops in Europe.
03/25/2009 01:00 am
His choice of Gates, Clinton, and Jones reflects his goal of building a bipartisan cabinet.
12/01/2008 12:00 am
The move brings greater focus to the conflict in Afghanistan. Lt. Gen. Odierno is set to succeed Petraeus in Iraq.
04/24/2008 01:00 am