Taipei Times 2013.12.07 18:11
Diplomacy with Iran must be backed up by US military might, US Secretary of
Defense Chuck Hagel said yesterday in a speech addressing Persian Gulf
allies anxious over a nuclear deal with Tehran.
Hagel promised the US would maintain a 35,000-strong force in the Persian
Gulf region, as well as an armada of ships and warplanes, despite the
recent deal with Tehran.
Speaking at a security conference in Bahrain, he said the interim deal with
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