Role of U.S. Military Commands Shifting Adm. William Fallon resigned this week as commander of U.S. forces in Africa and the Middle East. His post is one of several powerful U.S. commands that increasingly touch on an array of diplomatic functions beyond military concerns.
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Role of U.S. Military Commands Shifting

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Role of U.S. Military Commands Shifting

Role of U.S. Military Commands Shifting

Role of U.S. Military Commands Shifting

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Adm. William Fallon resigned this week as commander of U.S. forces in Africa and the Middle East. His post is one of several powerful U.S. commands that increasingly touch on an array of diplomatic functions beyond military concerns. Dana Priest of The Washington Post talks with Renee Montagne about the evolving roles the command posts play.