The next U.S. president will inherit a daunting set of national security challenges demanding early and focused attention. From regional tensions in the Middle East and South China Sea, to the rise of non-state actors such as the Islamic State, to a resurgent Russia challenging Europe and western unity, these issues will require a deft combination of leadership, innovation, and the prudent use of all elements of national power.
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The National Security Transition
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Technology, Innovation, and the Future of Warfare
By Paul Scharre & Jerry Hendrix