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On March 5, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel held his first meeting with a foreign counterpart since he took office. He held talks at the Pentagon with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak on issues including Syria and Iran. With a view to downplaying the apparent coldness of the relations between the Netanyahu and the Obama administrations, Mr Hagel first told Mr Barak that the United States...
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