Biden defense strategy embraces key tenet of Trump military blueprint

By Jason Sherman / March 28, 2022 at 4:42 PM
The Biden administration is adopting a key formulation of national objectives for the non-nuclear forces established by the Trump administration in 2018, a force planning construct that calls for the U.S. military to be able to defeat aggression by a major power while simultaneously deterring opportunistic aggression elsewhere. Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks today revealed this cornerstone of the 2022 National Defense Strategy , which she said is classified, while speaking to reporters about the new budget proposal. “The 2018...

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