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  • Chuck Hagel? Hell No! Defense Pick Linked to Institute for Policy Studies, Anti-Military Marxists

    01/16/2013 12:50:06 PM PST · by mojitojoe · 9 replies
    Trevorlouden.com ^ | January 15, 2013 | Trevor Louden
    President Barack Obama‘s proposed appointment of former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as US Secretary of Defense is generating interest and even approval, on the far left. Phyllis Bennis, of the Washington DC based Institute for Policy Studies, wrote an article for The Nation, January 8, 2013, posing the question “Will Chuck Hagel’s Appointment Actually Help the Anti-War Left?” While claiming that Hagel is a conservative, Bennis outlined advantages to leftist “peace movement” activists of Chuck Hagel becoming US Secretary of Defense. Bennis is particularly happy that Hagel’s appointment is a clear signal that Obama intends to move forward with the...