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Obama argues against use of force to solve global conflicts
Obama argues against use of force to solve global conflicts

On the final stop of his weeklong Asian tour, President Obama on Monday answered the question that has dogged him all along the way: Has he gone too far in reducing America's historical role in global security? The president, who rode into office on a wave of antiwar sentiment, responded with a challenge of his own: Haven't people heard of Iraq and Afghanistan? "Why is it that everybody is so eager to use military force after we've just gone through a decade of war at enormous costs?" Obama said at a news conference. "And what is it exactly that these critics think would have been accomplished?" Policy problems in many parts of the globe made...

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