posted on Jan, 15 2013 @ 04:47 PM
Sounds like Hagel just got indoctrinated...
"Senator Hagel volunteered that he has always supported Israel's right to retaliate militarily in the face of terrorist attacks by Hezbollah or
Hamas," Schumer said. He noted that Hagel pledged to facilitate sales of F-35 warplanes to Israel, and to continue cooperation on Israel's Iron Dome
missile defence system.
In his letter to Boxer, Hagel said he intended to "expand the depth and breadth of US-Israel co-operation" in the face of historic changes in the
"As to my use of the phrase 'Jewish lobby' to describe those who advocate for a strong US-Israel relationship, I've acknowledged that this was a
very poor choice of words. I've said so publicly and I regret saying it," Hagel wrote, saying he used the phrase only once: "I recognise that this
kind of language can be construed as anti-Israel."