Reading the National Security Strategy on its own provides insights into an administration’s values and priorities, but comparing it to a previous strategy yields even more. How does Biden’s strategy compare to that of Trump’s?
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The new NSS is right to recognize that climate change is not a “soft” security issue; it is not less important than direct threats from states but is at the heart of keeping the U.S. safe.
The National Security Strategy set out priorities for the U.S. in an era of great power competition and identified China and Russia as two nations of focus for U.S. security efforts.
The Biden administration’s new strategy to combat corruption defines it as a national security risk to the economy and to democracy itself. But it is unclear how effective this plan will be against the broad range of harms it seeks to combat.
The United States is poised to become the first state to launch a space nuclear propulsion system under Space Policy Directive-6. But while the directive’s goal of space exploration is admirable, it gives too little attention to crucial safety considerations.
How can the U.S. build a sustainable and cost-effective counterterrorism operational concept?
The White House today released the National Critical and Emerging Technology Strategy. You can read the document here or below.
Editor's Note: This piece originally appeared on Order from Chaos.