National Security strategy

United States | Conventional Arms Transfer (CAT) Policy Implementation Plan Update

United States – In July the Secretary of State submitted to the President the Implementation Plan requested as part of the Conventional Arms Transfer (CAT) Policy (NSPM-10). This plan supports the U.S. National Security Strategy through a whole-of-government approach to better align our conventional arms transfers with our national security and economic interests. In developing … Continue reading United States | Conventional Arms Transfer (CAT) Policy Implementation Plan Update

Tillerson promoting US-Africa relations _ and damage control

WASHINGTON /March 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — As far as Africa’s concerned, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the Trump administration have some explaining to do. President Donald Trump’s description of “shithole countries” in January was greeted with a mix of horror and outrage in Africa, where many don’t know what to think about the … Continue reading Tillerson promoting US-Africa relations _ and damage control

Trump to unveil ‘America First’ national security strategy

WASHINGTON /December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — President Donald Trump is outlining a new national security strategy that refocuses the United States’ relationship with the rest of the world, essentially implementing his “America First” mantra on a global scale. It envisions nations in constant competition, reverses Obama-era warnings on climate change, and affirms that the United … Continue reading Trump to unveil ‘America First’ national security strategy