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Defense Spending 03-23-2017
Todd Harrison, director of Defense Budget Analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon in examining President Donald J. Trump's budget blueprint.
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Writing in Foreign Affairs, Philip Gordon offers a vision of how President Trump could stumble—through bluster, wishful thinking, and miscalculation—into war with Iran, China, and North Korea. 
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The Arctic should be a major consideration in discussions of U.S. national security, says Thad Allen, co-chair of CFR’s Independent Task Force on the Arctic. 
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Experts discuss U.S. policy priorities for the Arctic.
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The United States and China have made progress on curbing commercial cyberespionage. Now, the global powers need to set limits when it comes to digital warfare. 
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President Trump has so far maintained the strategy of training and supporting indigenous forces to fight their own wars instead of deploying large American forces to far-flung hot spots.
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