March 5, 2013

Come Home, America

Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman, New York Times

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Everyone talks about getting out of Iraq and Afghanistan. But what about Germany and Japan?

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TAGGED: sequestration, Sequester, Japan, Germany, Afghanistan, Iraq, Foreign Policy, United States


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World Will Be Worse Off Without U.S. Influence
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