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Barack Obama sets out US foreign policy

In a major foreign policy address, President Barack Obama has said "not every problem has a military solution" but he added: "We must always lead."

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Obama lays plans for £3 billion counter terrorism fund

President Obama has said he will ask Congress for a new $5 billion (£3 billion) counter terrorism fund, that will aim to train and give the US flexibility to fulfill different missions.

Speaking at West Point Military Academy, Obama hopes that some of the fund will go towards training security forces in Yemen and to facilitate French security forces in Mali.

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