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Foreign Policy Essay

Is It Time for a Space Force?

Editor’s Note: One of President Trump's more surprising, and more ambitious, decisions is to create a sixth branch of the military dedicated to space. Such a move would be historic, but would it be a good idea? Robert Farley of the University of Kentucky weighs the pros and cons and ends up on the skeptical side, arguing that there are better approaches to securing the U.S. ability to operate and dominate in space.

Daniel Byman


Politics & National Security

Livestream: Congressional Hearings on Space Warfighting Readiness, Somalia's Security Status, and Protecting Cutting-Edge Technology and U.S. National Security

The House Armed Services Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. on "Space Warfighting Readiness: Policies, Authorities, and Capabilities." The committee will hear testimony from the following witnesses:

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