U.S. President Obama stands between Defense Secretary Panetta and Defense Secretary-nominee Hagel at White House

 
U.S. President Obama stands between Defense Secretary Panetta and Defense Secretary-nominee Hagel at White House
U.S. President Barack Obama (C) stands between his current Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta (L), and his nominee for a new secretary of defense, former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel, at the White House in Washington January 7, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque