Current Issues in American National Security Policy

(Article published courtesy of the Carnegie Council)

As we move towards the end of the first quarter of 2012, a number of issues confront defense officials, domestically as well as internationally.

The domestic issues are largely part of a broader debate about the state of the American economy and how defense spending should be adjusted in this period of austerity, as well as reflecting significant changes in the overall security picture. The war in Iraq is over for the United States and the administration, at this moment at least, seems determined to pursue a policy in Afghanistan that will see the end of major combat operations for U.S. units by the end of 2014 at the latest.

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