Who is Chuck Hagel?

The former Republican senator is known for speaking his mind and voicing his criticism of the US-led war in Iraq.

    Chuck Hagel, nominated by President Barack Obama as the potential new US Secretary of Defence, is a former Republican senator.

    He is a Vietnam veteran known for speaking his mind and voicing his criticism of the US-led war in Iraq.

    Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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