Chuck Hagel

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, in a statement released today, extended his deepest condolences to the family of Royal Jordanian Air Force pilot First Lieutenant Moaz al-Kassasbeh, who “was brutally murdered after being taken captive by [Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant] terrorists.”

Hagel said the “horrific, savage killing is yet another example of ISIL's contempt for life itself.”

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The Obama administration claims to have killed 6,000 Islamic State fighters, but the military worries that tallying up the dead will bring up bad memories of the lost war in Vietnam.

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This is the working definition of a bankrupt policy and yet you could read about the latest changes in Washington's war establishment until you were goggle-eyed and never quite know it.

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On the surface, the fate of Jordan may not appear to be of vital interest to the United States. But American strategists would be unwise to be indifferent to the country’s fate. Jordan is a keystone.

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