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Obama in Philippines After Signing of New Military Accord

U.S. President Barack Obama is in the Philippines on the last stop of a four-nation tour of Asia. A few hours before Mr. Obama arrived Monday afternoon, U.S. Ambassador Philip Goldberg and Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazman signed a new 10-year security pact that will allow for a larger U.S. security presence in the islands. The agreement sets up a framework for the rotation of U.S. troops and equipment, such as ships and fighter jets, into Philippine military bases. At a joint...

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