With Syria on everyone’s mind, Secretary of State John Kerry made the trip across the river yesterday to visit with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.
Among the items exchanged was the picture above, which we featured back in March as a Photo of the Day.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is in Israel, working out deals for the V-22 and helping to firm up plans for future military aid. Stay tuned to DefenseNews.com, where we’ll have updates as news breaks.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel finished up a brief surprise trip to Afghanistan on Monday. Check out more images from his visit after the break… More
The scene for about five hours Thursday afternoon on the Senate side of the Capitol was nothing shy of controlled chaos. Senators, staffers and journalists darted about from gaggle to gaggle, meeting to meeting like frenzied bees around a nest.
Check DefenseNews.com for our coverage from a memorable Thursday — there’s more to come in the next few days as we wrestle with what it all means. But it’s the nature of the journalism business that some things don’t make it into published coverage. After the jump are some leftover nuggets from your correspondent’s notebook and recorder as we mop up the messy first round of the Hagel nomination. More
Don’t call it a filibuster. Or, wait, maybe it actually is. Whatever one calls Senate GOP tactics, Senate Democratic leaders are again searching for five Republicans to vote with 55 Democrats Friday morning to end the not-a-filibuster-turned-filibuster and move to a final (simple majority) vote on Hagel’s nomination to become U.S. defense secretary. More