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Lieberman Asks Petraeus: Do You Want Authority To Send Troops To Iran?

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) doesn't think Gen. Petraeus has enough war on his hands. The senator (changing the subject from Iraq with "I want to go to Iran...") asked Petraeus if he wanted "the authority" from Congress to "pursue the Qods forces into Iranian territory." Petraeus, for some reason, politely declined to start a third contemporaneous U.S. war.

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