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In a May 2013 speech to a military audience at the National Defense University, President Obama portrayed President Bush's Authorization for Use of Military Force resolution in 2001 as dated and as a potential blank check to get the U.S. into wars. (Associated Press)

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CODEPINK founder Medea Benjamin shouts at President Obama as she is removed from the back of the auditorium during his speech about national security on May 23, 2013, at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks about national security on May 23, 2013, at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington as CODEPINK founder Medea Benjamin shouted at him from the back of the auditorium. (Associated Press)

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President Obama reacts as his speech is interrupted by CODEPINK founder Medea Benjamin as he talked about national security on May 23, 2013, at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington. (Associated Press)

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President Obama reacts as his speech is interrupted by CODEPINK founder Medea Benjamin as he talked about national security on May 23, 2013, at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks about national security on May 23, 2013, at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington as CODEPINK founder Medea Benjamin shouted at him from the back of the auditorium. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks about national security on May 23, 2013, at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington as CODEPINK founder Medea Benjamin shouted at him from the back of the auditorium. (Associated Press)

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CODEPINK founder Medea Benjamin shouts at President Obama as she is removed from the back of the auditorium during his speech about national security on May 23, 2013, at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington. (Associated Press)

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CODEPINK founder Medea Benjamin shouts at President Obama as she is removed from the back of the auditorium during his speech about national security on May 23, 2013, at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks at the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) symposium at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks at the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) symposium at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington on Dec. 3, 2012. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks at the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) symposium at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama speaks at the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) symposium being held at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington, Monday, Dec. 3, 2012.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama speaks at the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) symposium at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta share a laugh during an event at the National Defense University in Washington on Tuesday. "There is a debate going on inside Pakistan about the best way to deal with what is an increasing internal threat," Mrs. Clinton said.

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta share a laugh during a question-and-answer session at the National Defense University in Washington on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrive for an event at the National Defense University in Washington on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Obama shakes hands with military officers after he spoke about Libya at the National Defense University in Washington on Monday, March 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama delivers his address on Libya at the National Defense University in Washington on Monday, March 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Associated Press President Obama addresses the nation Monday on the military intervention in Libya, but from the National Defense University, rather than the Oval Office.