November 15, 2020

Biden administration will seek to restore stability at Pentagon, analysts say

Featuring Richard Fontaine

Source: The Washington Post

Journalist Missy Ryan

A Biden presidency is expected to strike a relatively steady course at the Pentagon, seeking to restore stability in military decision-making while reemphasizing alliances and pressing ahead with efforts to respond to China’s rise.

But the incoming administration is also likely to face challenges similar to those the Trump administration encountered, as new Defense Department leaders try to wind down counterinsurgent operations and make difficult trade-offs to shift toward Asia.

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  • Richard Fontaine

    Chief Executive Officer

    Richard Fontaine is the Chief Executive Officer of CNAS. He served as President of CNAS from 2012–19 and as Senior Fellow from 2009–12. Prior to CNAS, he was foreign policy ad...