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Obama, At West Point, Plays Down Military Power, Emphasizes Diplomacy

By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama praised the potential of American leadership around the globe on Wednesday while laying out a new definition of that term, downplaying military might and emphasizing diplomacy, alliances and the will to “lead by example.” Standing before a crowd of 1,000 new Army officers at […]

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