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  • Hagel, meeting with Yaalon, reaffirms U.S.-Israel defense relationship

    October 22, 2014 | 9:20 am

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel reaffirmed the United States’ “deep commitment” to Israel’s  security,  and the importance of the U.S.-Israel defense relationship during a meeting with his Israeli counterpart.

    Hagel and Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe Yaalon met Tuesday...

  • Panetta leaves Egypt without Ilan Grapel

    October 5, 2011 | 11:53 am

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta left Egypt without Ilan Grapel, the dual U.S.-Israeli citizen being held in Egypt on spying charges.

    Grapel has been held in an Egyptian prison since June.

    Panetta reportedly expressed concern about Grapel’s continued detention, but was unable...