Will Sen. Kerry Become The Next Secretary Of Defense?

U.S. Sen. John Kerry is back in the spotlight: if you believe the hype, he’s being touted as America’s next top diplomat, or perhaps the new head of the Pentagon.

We speak to Jim Walsh, lecturer at MIT’s Security Studies Program, to find out what makes Kerry a likely candidate for secretary of state or defense, and what issues he’ll face if appointed to either one of those positions.



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