Chuck Hagel Talks Tough on Iran

Mike O'Brien

Chuck Hagel has pledged some tough action against Iran should the need arise when he is Defense Secretary. The former Nebraska senator said he will "focus intently on ensuring the U.S. military" is prepared to hit Iran’s nuclear facilities if the country steps out of line. He made the statement on Wednesday, January 30, in written answers to policy questions asked by the Senate Armed Services Committee, on the eve of his nomination hearing. Mr. Hagel also wrote: "I agree with the...
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