secretary of defense
December 28, 2012, 9:53 pm
Many Democrats want a Democrat for defense secretary. Many Republicans are angered by Chuck Hagel's political independence. And most senators disagree with his policy positions. Yet his supporters insistently frame opposition to Hagel's nomination as the pernicious agitation of a hardline Israel lobby
December 25, 2012, 8:57 am
Michele Flournoy has been touted by conservatives, Israel supporters, women's rights activists and Democrats for the US defense secretary post. But does she even want the job?