Panetta Tells Israel All Options Must Be Used Before Iran Strike

Panetta Tells Israel All Options Must Be Used Before Iran Strike

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Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Panetta told hundreds of Marines and sailors on Friday that Congress would be putting a gun to America's head if it permits military budget cuts. He also said Afghanistan is making progress against the Taliban but Iran remains a potential threat to the U.S.