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|Lawmakers easily approved urgent funding for President Obama's escalation in Afghanistan, despite a huge leak of secret military files that stoked anger at the unpopular war. As the US Army opened a criminal investigation into the Wikileaks disclosures, Obama said the documents showed he was right to craft a new Afghan war-fighting approach and vowed to stick with it.|
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