US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

Hagel lands in Kabul amid chaos over security deal

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in Afghanistan on Saturday amid a stand-off between the US and Afghan leaders over a security agreement that President Hamid Karzai is still refusing to sign.

Dec 08, 2013, 00:07 AM IST

US-Israel arms deal sends `clear signal` to Iran: Hagel

A major US arms deal with Israel sends a "very clear signal" to Tehran that military action remains an option to stop it from going nuclear, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel told reporters on Sunday.

Apr 21, 2013, 15:57 PM IST

Pentagon chief heads to Israel after US arms deal unveiled

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel headed to Israel on Sunday in a weeklong trip to the Middle East that will be dominated by worries over Iran`s nuclear program and Syria`s raging civil war.

Apr 21, 2013, 13:19 PM IST