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Does Libya Offer Clues To An Obama Doctrine?

The president said Moammar Gadhafi's death marked the end of a long and painful chapter for the Libyan people. But the seven-month military campaign that toppled the Libyan leader also marks a high point for the kind of international cooperation that Obama has championed.

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Marine Commandant Discusses Challenges He's Faced

Gen. James Amos assumed the duties of commandant of the Marines about one year ago. Since then, the military has changed its policy to allow for the enlistment of openly gay troops and faces large budget cuts, while still maintaining forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. Melissa Block speaks with Amos about the Marines.
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Roth Discusses U.S. Intervention In Uganda

Human Rights Watch has long lobbied the U.S. government to take action against the Lord's Resistance Army, a rebel group that has terrorized central Africa since the 1980s. Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth talks to Melissa Block about President Obama's announcement late last week that about 100 members of the U.S. military will be sent to Uganda to help the local government combat the rebels.
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U.S. Sends Troops To Uganda

President Obama told Congress he is sending troops to Uganda and neighboring countries. The numbers aren't big: About a hundred American military advisers are going. But they have a significant job. They're tasked with helping African troops pursue members of the Lord's Resistance Army. Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Michele Kelemen for more.
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How Will Cleric's Death Affect Al-Qaida Branch?

A new report says last month's killing of a radical cleric in Yemen by an American drone may do little to weaken the al-Qaida affiliate to which he belonged. Anwar al-Awlaki, an American with Yemeni roots, had been on the U.S. capture or kill list for more than a year. Intelligence officials deemed he was working with al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, which is one of the deadliest al-Qaida affiliates.

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