WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he will be traveling to Israel in a few days, his first trip to the Mideast ally since he took over at the Pentagon.
Hagel mentioned the trip during congressional testimony on Tuesday as lawmakers pressed him on whether the United States would support Israel if it launches a strike against Iran. Hagel told a House panel that such a policy decision would be made by President Barack Obama.
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