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    • Leonard
    • 08.01.13 | 21:21 (IST)

    This is a phoney issue. The real issue is that there are many Representatives & Senators afraid that he will close bases, and cancel contracts in their districts, as the "bloated" military is forced to downsize, because of budgetary cuts. They would prefer a SecDef who would fight for an even larger military like so many Republican "candidates" argued for.

    from the article: Hagel: My record shows unequivocal, total support for Israel
    First published 03:09 08.01.13 | Last updated 03:09 08.01.13
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