U.S. Defense Secretary Hagel Makes First Trip To Mideast In New Role

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US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks with Egyptian Army Chief... News PhotoArrival,Cairo,Chuck Hagel,Diplomacy,Egypt,Finance,Horizontal,Middle East,Military,Politics,Talking,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesCAIRO, EGYPT - APRIL 24: US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks (L) with Egyptian Army Chief of Staff Major General Sedki Sobhi (R) upon his arrival into the capital on April 24, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. The US Defense Secretary is on a six-day regional tour of the Middle East, his first since taking over as Pentagon chief two months ago. The visit is expected to be dominated by concerns over Iran's nuclear programme and Syria's civil war. (Photo by Jim Watson - Pool/Getty Images)