n.— «“By keeping Gates in there you have a guy who’s really pushing for, ‘Hey, let’s get off this next-war-itis crap,’” said Barnett, using the term Gates coined to describe the defense establishment’s obsession with a hypothetical war against some future superpower.» —“Obama inherits a world of troubles” by Matthew B. Stannard SFGate (San Francisco, California) Jan. 18, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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