World relies on U.S. to help out, a top Pentagon official from Nebraska says at UNL

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Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 9:49 pm, Sun Aug 17, 2014.

LINCOLN — Drone use and intervention in other countries' political conflicts are some of the more debated facets of American military operations overseas, but they're necessary instruments of U.S. foreign policy in the eyes of a top Pentagon official from Nebraska.

“Despite the mistakes we've made, despite the fact that we don't get it right every time, the United States is a force for good,” Derek Chollet said. “More often than not, all these big problems are not going to be solved without the United States.”

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