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Gates' new book criticizes government

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is bristling over a new memoir by former Defense Secretary Robert Gates that accuses President Barack Obama of showing too little enthusiasm for the U.S. war mission in Afghanistan.

The book also sharply criticizes Vice President Joe Biden's foreign policy instincts.

The White House has issued a highly unusual invitation for news organizations today to photograph Obama and Biden sitting together at their weekly private luncheon -- a sign that Obama isn't trying to distance himself from his vice president.

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