November 16, 2020

Biden Family’s Military Ties May Influence Approach to Policy in White House


Journalist: Matthew Cox

As the U.S. military awaits its new commander in chief, experts predict that the White House under Joe Biden will cut defense spending, encourage more social diversity in the ranks, and position himself as an ally of veterans and military families.

The president-elect never served in the military, but he has experienced the worry and stress that military families suffer watching loved ones go off to war.

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  • Dr. Jason Dempsey

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Military, Veterans, and Society Program

    Jason Dempsey is an Adjunct Senior Fellow of the Military, Veterans, and Society Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Dr. Dempsey has written extensively ...