Powell: Hagel would do a ‘Great Job’ as Defense chief

Former US secretary of state Colin Powell on Sunday defended former Nebraska senator Chuck Hagel’s qualifications to be the next defense secretary, saying in a lengthy interview that he expects him to be confirmed. “I think he gets confirmed,” Powell said on NBC News’s “Meet The Press.” I think he’s ultimately superbly qualified

Romney to back Israel if Iran strike is needed

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney would back Israel if it were to decide it had to use military force to stop Iran from developing a nuclear weapon, a senior aide said on Sunday. “If Israel has to take action on its own, in order to stop Iran from developing that capability, the governor would […]