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Hagel: 'No obvious peace dividend' from end of Iraq, Afghanistan wars

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned against the costs of cutting the military following wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that had "no obvious peace dividend," even as the Pentagon proceeds with a plan to reduce the military to pre-World War II levels. "History informs us that allowing our military strength to weaken when coming out of a war is always, always a costly mistake, especially costly...

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