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Cheney Understands Iran War Fears "Because Of My Past"

03/28/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Vice President Dick Cheney acknowledges that it's understandable that people might read planning for a war in Iran into his Middle East trip.

Asking Cheney, in Oman, if he can foresee any point where military action might be taken, the interviewer explained that she was asking this "because when you come over here, people in the region start thinking you're over here to plan some sort of military action.''

"Well, I suppose that's because of my past history,'' Cheney replied.

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