Pentagon Rolls Out Evolving Strategy
The Pentagon rolled out long-awaited
revisions to U.S. military strategy on Tuesday, displaying a renewed
focus on homeland protection by emphasizing the development of
cybersecurity capabilities, missile defenses and the ability to respond
to natural disasters.
strategy, which is updated every four years, was changed to reflect the
growing call for military help during natural disasters, as well as the
threat of either a cyber or physical attack on the U.S.
a defense expert at the nonpartisan Stimson Center, said the
strategy anticipates a robust role for the U.S. military even in the
face of recent spending cuts. “When you have a half trillion dollars to
spend, you can do a lot,” he said. “The U.S. remains the dominant
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