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June 21, 2007

Barack Obama On the Use of Nuclear Weapons and the Military

"I will not hesitate to use force, unilaterally if necessary, to protect the American people or our vital interests whenever we are attacked or imminently threatened. We must also consider using military force in circumstances beyond self-defense…

...We must use this moment both to rebuild our military and to prepare it for the missions of the future. We must retain the capacity to swiftly defeat any conventional threat to our country and our vital interests. But we must also become better prepared to put boots on the ground in order to take on foes that fight asymmetrical and highly adaptive campaigns on a global scale.

Read more from Barack Obama's article "Renewing American Leadership" in the July/August 2007 issue of Foreign Affairs Magazine

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