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National Security Strategy

Abstract: 
Details the national security strategy for the United States, which entails renewing American leadership at home and abroad and advancing top national security priorities (comprehensive nonproliferation and nuclear security agenda, fighting a war against hatred and violence, transitioning to full Iraqi sovereignty and responsibility, building economic strength, promoting universal values abroad, and shaping a peaceful international order). American interests are: the security of the United States, its citizens, and allies; a strong, innovative and growing U.S. economy, respect for universal values at home and abroad; and an international order advanced by U.S. leadership promoting peace, security, and opportunity through stronger cooperation. The strategic approach includes building a foundation, pursuing comprehensive engagement, and promoting a just and sustainable international order. Reviews interests related to security (disrupting and dismantling Al-Qa’ida and violent extremists, reversing the spread of nuclear and biological weapons, advancing peace and security in the Greater Middle East, investing in the capacity of strong partners, and securing cyberspace), prosperity (strengthening education and human capital, enhancing science and technology, balanced and sustainable growth, accelerating sustainable development, and spending taxpayers’ dollars wisely), values (power of example, promoting democracy and human rights, promoting dignity by meeting basic needs) and international order (ensuring strong alliances, strengthening institutions and mechanisms for cooperation, and sustaining broad cooperation to meet key global challenges).
Author: 
White House
Institution: 
Obama White House
Year: 
2010
Input By: 
Jessica Choi
Affiliation: 
MIT
Industry Focus: 
Information & Telecommunication
Internet & Cyberspace
Country: 
United States
Datatype(s): 
Policies