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  •  Certainly his war paradigm is much more 24 (2+ / 0-)
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    blue aardvark, tb mare

    than Patton.  The clandestine operations and cyber warfare is much more up his alley.

    He is at least thoughtful - not a warmonger, though his "old white guy" staff has a LOT of stale Hulk Smash/UN Bad sort of foreign policy instincts.  

    But this is a welcome turn.

    •  Actually, the women on his nat'l security team (1+ / 0-)
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      are more hawkish than the men.  For example, Rice, Power, and Clinton were the ones that argued for intervening in Libya, against Biden and Gates.  

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