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Hagel to stress opposition to a nuclear Iran in Senate testimony
WASHINGTON -- President Obama’s nominee for secretary of Defense, former Sen. Chuck Hagel, will stress at his confirmation hearing Thursday that he opposes letting Iran acquire nuclear weapons and will focus on developing military options to set back Tehran’s program, according to a U.S. official familiar with his planned testimony.
By David S. Cloud and Michael A. Memoli
January 31, 2013