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Gates says military action against Iran and Syria would be costly

The United States would pay an extremely high price for a military attack on either Iran or Syria, Defense Secretary-designate Robert Gates said Tuesday. Gates, testifying at his Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing to replace Donald H. Rumsfeld, suggested that Iran could respond to a U.S. attack by closing off the Persian Gulf to oil exports and to “unleash a significant wave of terror” in the Middle East, Europe and the United States itself. Full Story

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