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  • ** FILE ** Then-Sen. Chuck Hagel, Nebraska Republican, speaks on foreign policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington in 2008. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)

    Pentagon campaign for Hagel questionable, expert says

    The White House, not the Pentagon, should be making the political argument to the Senate to confirm former Sen. Chuck Hagel as the next defense secretary, a government expert says.


  • Katie Falkenberg/The Washington Times
Protesters took to the streets of downtown Washington to oppose the continued U.S. involvement in Iraq, five years after the war began.

    Anti-war protests muted but disruptive

    Protests marking the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war yesterday included no Hollywood stars and drew only a fraction of the tens of thousands that typically come to the nation's capital for war protests.


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