Outline of a National Security Strategy

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Surname 1 Student's Name Instructor’s Name Course Date Outline of a new national security strategy National Security Strategy Introduction Thesis: The new national security strategy will be adoption of alliances in combating terrorism, radicalization and conflicts. The NSS will depend on the formation of an alliance. This combination of force structures considers the input of various strategic partners. It involves reliance on thoughtful leaders both within and outside the region. The NSS is not about military intervention, even though this would prove beneficial in dealing with the current threats. It would prove beneficial in the context of a country like the US. These strategies will apply in dealing with both partners and foes or competitors in the international arena. This strategy also details the challenges of leading in the current world, and how to overcome many issues that arise[Coo13]. The present international context is characterized with foreign policy analyst in two camps. It makes it possible to understand the international order. The first group maintains that the international order has broken down. It is characterized by a weakening of the Middle East states and a rise in geopolitics[She11]. Additionally, specific issues are arising in the world such as Russia’s Vladimir Putin aggression in Europe and the refugee crisis facing Europe. Russia’s aggression has been a major problem for the US since the world wars. Moreover, the regional order
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Surname 2 currently in the Middle East is a risk to international security. In Asia, China is also an issue. On the other hand, the second camp follows the belief that geopolitics has not returned, but the US is still facing many challenges. Moreover, they denounce the notion that the regional order characteristic in the Middle East is declining. The national security strategy will often fall into the second camp. It will prove beneficial to provide a worldview in dealing with the arising challenges. The national security strategy (NSS) intends to defeat and stop global radical Islam movements and the Iranian hegemony through alliances. It is imperative that the approach is the broad and long term, with objectives that are both short term and long term supporting the strategy. Contextual analysis Perceived threats The national security will be based on perceived threats, especially arising from radicalization. America is an international superpower, and it is often at the forefront of maintaining and restoration of world peace. It is in a better position to do this, and the NSS will have to consider this element. The strategy will initially begin with considering the changes in the collapsing Middle East and revisionist Russia[Bat04]. The strategy will have to consider the decisions by Putin, and its impact on US security. For instance, Russia is facing a lesser threat from radicalization. The national security strategy will require a bipartisan direction. It will mean that changes are made to the processes for developing an integrated national strategy. It arises from the fact that combining people
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  • Spring '10
  • Business Law, National security, National Security Strategy

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