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Obama's surprising Nobel speech

Fresh on the heels of announcing more troops for Afghanistan and snubbing the Norwegian King, President Obama delivered a surprising speech accepting his Nobel Prize. He acknowledges that many have regarded the prize as undeserved, and went on to deliver a speech that must have left his left base upset. He actually defended the use of force:

We must begin by acknowledging the hard truth that we will not eradicate violent conflict in our lifetimes. There will be times when nations - acting individually or in concert - will find the use of force not only necessary but morally justified.
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