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 n.— «Critics question whether a strictly narrow construction of the American role will sacrifice the heart of the NATO military mission: Providing enough political stability for U.S. troops to go home within a year and leave behind a genuine peace. “I don’t go outside my lane,” said Col. Gregory Fontenot, who commands 4,000 U.S. troops deployed in the Posavina corridor.» —“U.S. Forces Treading Lightly In Bosnia” by Tom Hundley Chicago Tribune Jan. 21, 1996. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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