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  • US senators see aid to Israel staying firm despite cuts

    March 20, 2014 | 1:48 pm

    The United States will continue providing Israel with defense aid after a current package providing it $3.1 billion a year expires in 2017, and the grants are unlikely to wane despite Washington belt-tightening, two U.S.... senators said on Thursday.

    Kelly Ayotte and Joe...

  • Democracy for Egypt?

    By Shmuel Rosner

    July 9, 2013 | 3:49 pm

    Let's try to make this simple:

    For both the United States and Israel, the most convenient situation amid the inconvenience that is current Egypt is for the military to be in charge. Not just now, but for the foreseeable future, as well. Alas, however, the more the military is...

  • Senate committee advances Hagel nomination

    February 12, 2013 | 2:16 pm

    Sticking strictly to party lines, the Senate Armed Services Committee referred the nomination of Chuck Hagel for defense secretary to the full Senate for confirmation.

    The tally favoring Hagel, a former U.S. senator from Nebraska, was 14 in favor, all in the Democratic caucus,...

  • Senate panel sets Tuesday vote on Hagel nomination

    February 11, 2013 | 10:58 am

    A U.S. Senate panel plans to vote on Tuesday afternoon on the bitterly contested nomination of Chuck Hagel as President Barack Obama's new secretary of defense, the committee said on Monday.

    Senator Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, which must approve...