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U.S. defence chief worries about Iran nuclear potential

U.S. Defence Secretary Leon Panetta offers a positive assessment of the Afghan mission and says the world is safer without Osama bin Laden, but raises concern over Iran's nuclear ambitions, in a wide-ranging interview with CBC's Peter Mansbridge.

The CBC's Peter Mansbridge interviews U.S. Defence Secretary Leon Panetta

An excerpt of Peter Mansbridge's exclusive interview with U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. 10:48

U.S. Defence Secretary Leon Panetta sat for an interview with Peter Mansbridge, the CBC News chief correspondent, in a wide-ranging discussion that included his positive assessment of the Afghanistan mission, how the world is a safer place without Osama bin Laden, and his concern over Iran's potential nuclear capability.

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The full interview will air this weekend on One on One, Saturday night at 9:30 ET and PT on CBC News Network and Sunday at 12:30 p.m. local time on CBC Television.