Friday, February 22, 2013

David Allen Coe and the Neocon's Hagel Hatred

Regarding my observation that extreme elements in the pro-Israel lobby are behind the campaign to stop the confirmation of Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense, my friend wrote:

"I think you might be off on this one. The neocons hate Hagel because of the Iraq war. They might have been using the Israel issue to go after him, but I don't think Israel is the root of the matter."

The root of the matter is, indeed, Iraq: the centerpiece of the muscular foreign policy advanced by the now-defunct Project for the New American Century, founded by William Kristol and other neocon architects of the Iraq War.

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