Why Implementing Trump’s National Security Strategy Will Be Easier Said Than Done

U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a briefing with senior military leaders and his national security team in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Washington, Oct. 5, 2017 (AP Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais).
U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a briefing with senior military leaders and his national security team in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Washington, Oct. 5, 2017 (AP Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais).
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This week, U.S. President Donald Trump released his inaugural National Security Strategy, or NSS. Since this document affects policy throughout the national security apparatus and helps explain the Trump administration’s priorities to the American public, Congress and the world, Washington’s national security experts immediately began dissecting it. Some analysts and organizations aligned with the Trump administration argued that it was a bold reassertion of American leadership in the world. Others saw it as decidedly mainstream. James Stavridis, a retired admiral and now the dean of the prestigious Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, called the new strategy a “centrist” document […]

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