The Biden administration’s initial invocations of the Defense Production Act are likely to be the first of many additional steps that the administration will take to address the evolving needs of the ongoing national health crisis.
Shayan Karbassi is a student at Harvard Law School with several years of experience in the national security community. He holds a B.A. from the University of Chicago in International Studies and Political Science. The views expressed here are his own and do not reflect those of any United States Government agency or department.
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As the U.S. transitions to a new administration, it is important to reflect on the Trump administration’s approach to NATO and evaluate whether the treaty itself provides legal mechanisms to address current issues within the alliance.
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