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Defense review has a go-it-alone tone

Alliances are said to be discouraged

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / March 10, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld has outlined the main priorities for the Pentagon's 2005 defense review, including a focus on protecting the American homeland and discouraging any other nation from building a military to rival the United States, but his marching orders place little emphasis on military alliances, according to defense officials. (Full article: 824 words)

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