National Defense

Trump's vision statement on national defense

Timeline

Assessments

  • 2016.12.23 "Trump's Nuclear Weapons Tweet, Translated and Explained" (New York Times)
    "'This is such a North Korean statement in its flavor,' Mr. Pollack said of Mr. Trump’s Twitter post. But, he quickly added, 'this could just be the Obama statement in Trump speak.' It is that uncertainty, he and Mr. Narang warned, as much as or possibly more than any policy change, that could force nuclear competitors to react in ways that add serious risk to a world that already has plenty."