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U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates attends an interview in Beijing on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. Technical glitches and sanctions that have delayed Iran's nuclear program give the United States and its partners more time to exert pressure without resorting to military action, Mr. Gates said. (Bloomberg/Keith Bedford)
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U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates attends an interview in Beijing on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. Technical glitches and sanctions that have delayed Iran's nuclear program give the United States and its partners more time to exert pressure without resorting to military action, Mr. Gates said. (Bloomberg/Keith Bedford)

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