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March 15, 2013 1:26 am

Obama: Hagel and Kerry Don’t Make Iran Decisions, I Do

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President Obama. Photo: Wordfromjerusalem.

Politico – President Obama indicated in an interview Thursday that new Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and new Secretary of State John Kerry won’t keep him from taking military action against Iran’s nuclear program.

“One of the things you learn when you’re President of the United States is you get a lot of advice, but ultimately it’s your decision,” Obama said in response to a question from Israel’s Channel 2 anchor Yonit Levy about whether Vietnam veterans Hagel and Kerry might oppose an anti-Iran operation out of concerns about dragging the U.S. into another war.

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