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Sustaining America's Military Advantage


The United States’ military advantage relative to China, and to a lesser extent Russia, has been eroding. If this trend holds, the chances of war will rise, as Beijing or Moscow may see an opening to employ forces to their advantage.

The umbrella effort for the Defense program, Sustaining America’s Military Advantage will focus on how to implement the prioritization of great power competition announced first in the Third Offset Strategy and carried forward by the 2018 National Defense Strategy.

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