"It's a great case study, and there are sincere people on both sides of the issue. Others, obviously, are voting for their districts, which is what we expect Congress to do," said Lawrence J. Korb, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, who is trying to create a left-right coalition to ax the program.
Mr. Korb, who served as assistant defense secretary in the Reagan administration, said, "I've never seen a person more qualified than Hagel. ... Here's a person who has been a legislator. He knows foreign policy. He's done well in the private sector. And he's a war hero."
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