Steven Windmueller was deeply disturbed by Obama’s choice to act unilaterally on Cuba. Could that decision-making pattern threaten the U.S.-Israel relationship?
Chuck Hagel looks set to be President Obama’s choice to be the next defense secretary. We’ve got a primer on where key Jewish players stand on his nomination.
President Barack Obama offered strong support for former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as the potential next U.S. defense secretary but said in remarks aired on Sunday he has not yet decided on a nominee for the Pentagon post.
A leading pro-Israel political action committee urged its members to prevent Chuck Hagel from being nominated defense secretary, while a group of former U.S. diplomats endorsed him.
Pro-Israel groups, neoconservatives and even some former colleagues on Capitol Hill are confronting President Barack Obama with a growing backlash against Chuck Hagel, the ex-Republican senator tipped as his leading candidate for defense secretary.
Howard Berman is beating fellow Democrat Brad Sherman in the race for pro-Israel donors. The dogfight is a deciding factor in the Los Angeles primary battle.