Panetta: U.S. Will Attack Iran if It Decides to Build Nuke

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said Tuesday that if Iran decides to build a nuclear weapon the United States will take military action.

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Defense Secretary Panetta pictured at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, on September 10, 2012.

“We have the forces in place to be able to not only defend ourselves, but to do what we have to do to try to stop them from developing nuclear weapons,