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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks on March 15, 2013, inside the media briefing room of the Pentagon, in Washingon, D.C. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Hagel: Decision To Send Stealth Bombers Not Intended To Provoke Reaction

America’s unprecedented decision to send nuclear-capable B-2 stealth bombers to drop dummy munitions during military drills with South Korea this week was part of normal exercises and not intended to provoke a reaction from North Korea, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.