On June 18, President Donald Trump directed the Department of Defense to “begin the process” of establishing a Space Force as the sixth branch of the U.S. military, pushing into the spotlight recent discussion between Congress and the Pentagon about the need for a separate space component.
Phil Caruso is a fellow with "The Living Legacy of the First World War" project at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. He is a military veteran and previously served as a Pacific Delegate with the Carnegie Council's Asia Dialogues program. He is a Tillman Scholar and Terence M. Considine Fellow in Law & Economics at Harvard, where he is a candidate for JD and MBA degrees.
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