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Sundown: Chuck Hagel Gets Some Insurance

Plus ahead of nuclear talks, Iran upgrades its nuclear equipment

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• Less than a week before Iran meets with the P5+1 group for talks on its nuclear program, the nuclear watchdogs at the IAEA say that Iran has upgraded its machines for producing nuclear fuel. [NYT]

• Republican Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama became the third Republican senator to declare that he would back Chuck Hagel in his nomination for defense secretary. [Reuters]

• British lawmaker George Galloway walked out of an Oxford University debate on the Middle East on Wednesday night after finding out his interlocutor was an Israeli. [Guardian]

• Almost 1,000 members of the Hungarian Jewish community are leaving the country every year as a result of a recession and less-than-pleasant social climate. [JTA]

• The Purim hour is drawing nigh and if you have not yet sent someone a hilarious Tablet Purim e-card, then you probably should. Check ‘em here.

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