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Republicans challenge Biden's Pentagon policy nominee on Iran

Colin Kahl said he supports the Abraham Accords and continued pressure on Tehran.

Republican lawmakers on Thursday dug into Colin Kahl, President Joe Biden’s pick to become the Pentagon’s top policy official — a role akin to the defense secretary’s right-hand with responsibility in broad swaths of US national security policy.

It was the second contentious nomination hearing in two days as Republicans jockey for leverage in opposition to the White House’s plans to reenter into negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program.

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