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Hagel reassures Jewish
leaders on Iran position

Jerusalem Post, by JTA

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 1/22/2013 1:56:27 PM

Washington-In a meeting with Jewish leaders, Chuck Hagel, US President Obama´s defense secretary nominee, affirmed his commitment to preventing Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon and to maintaining Israel´s qualitative military edge.(Snip)A four-sentence statement Monday issued by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations described the January 18 meeting as "an important opportunity for a serious and thorough discussion of key issues of importance to all of us." The statement, which also noted the presence at the meeting of US Vice President Joe Biden as well as the leaders of the Anti-Defamation League, the American Jewish Committee

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 1/22/2013 2:01:31 PM     (No. 9132673)

Of course he does.....!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dman, 1/22/2013 2:01:39 PM     (No. 9132674)

Words are cheap.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 1/22/2013 2:02:42 PM     (No. 9132676)

Really? This is the guy whoa suggested that the US unilaterally disarm. He´s an idiot.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly, 1/22/2013 2:08:18 PM     (No. 9132688)

It´s OK.
It´s just a shower. Nothing to worry about.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jond, 1/22/2013 2:13:13 PM     (No. 9132700)

Accurate headline:

"Hagel fails to reassure Jewish leaders on Iran position."

How hard was that?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/22/2013 2:15:29 PM     (No. 9132707)

"Come into my parlor", said the spider to the flyl...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: john56, 1/22/2013 2:20:41 PM     (No. 9132724)

Yeah, right. Unless you´re talking to Jewish Democrat leaders, they´re wise to take Mr. Hagel´s words with a large dose of Kosher Salt.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/22/2013 2:35:56 PM     (No. 9132752)

As the wise Senator Cruz said - basically do not put any stock in these upcoming-confrmation-hearing "conversions."

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Reply 9 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 1/22/2013 2:43:52 PM     (No. 9132771)

Never a good outcome when the conversation starts with "....Bend over BIbi. Barack says..."

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/22/2013 2:46:13 PM     (No. 9132776)

I will never forget Elena Kagan´s conversion at her hearing..remember? There is no honor in Washington.
(This comes hard on the heels of those calling on Justice Elena Kagan to disqualify herself in the ObamaCare litigation because of her role, as Solicitor General, in preparing its constitutional defense. These calls have intensified with the release of recent emails. Justice Kagan’s supporters respond that she testified in her confirmation hearings that she had nothing to do with ObamaCare.
First, her phraseology was much more precise. She said she would only recuse herself from any case in which she “officially formally approved something,” or “served as counsel of record” or “played any substantial role.” But the statute requires disqualification if Kagan, as a federal employee (she was the former Solicitor General) “participated” as an “adviser” on a matter, even if she did not give any formal advice. She also must disqualify herself if her impartiality might reasonably be questioned.)
We all know how this worked out for America.




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