The United States Space Force was established due to rising threats in space, a domain that is vital to U.S. national security and economic interests. Strategic competition among great power on Earth and in space is likely in the coming decades. Analyzes strategic competition among great powers to make predictions about future conflict in space.
Although the world has ground to a near-standstill as a result of COVID-19, America’s foreign policy problems have not disappeared...Russia’s recent machinations in Syria are a case in point.
This week, President Trump formally unveiled his National Security Strategy. Much has been made of the Trump administration's ability to introduce this document (something required by Congress since the 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Act) in the first year of its first term, and for good reason. Trump's predecessors often struggled to articulate a coherent path forward on national security, and none have done so so quickly.