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National Security Policy

May 27, 2010
“As we fight the wars in front of us, we must see the horizon beyond them – a world in which America is stronger, more secure, and is able to overcome our challenges while appealing to the aspirations of people around the world. To get there, we must pursue a strategy of national renewal and global leadership – a strategy that rebuilds the foundation of American strength and influence.”
President Barack Obama
May 27, 2010

Collaboration Key in Creation of National Security Strategy

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2010 – The 2010 National Security Strategy recently presented to Congress seeks to preserve the safety and security of the American people, and the Defense Department plays a big role in that endeavor. Story

Biden: Strategy Pillars Will Ensure America’s Security

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 28, 2010 – The new U.S. National Security Strategy, unveiled yesterday, recognizes that America’s strength is based on all elements of national power, and the power of its example to the world, Vice President Joe Biden said today at the U.S. Naval Academy here.
Speaking to the 2010 graduating class, Biden said the four pillars of the new strategy are designed to “guarantee America’s continued ascendency in the 21st century [and] to guarantee our security." Story

National Security Advisor Describes New Strategy

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2010 – The new U.S. National Security Strategy is one of renewal and global leadership that advances U.S. interests by building the sources of American strength and influence and shaping a more peaceful and more prosperous world, President Barack Obama’s national security advisor said yesterday. Story

New National Strategy Takes ‘Whole-of-Government’ Approach

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2010 – The Obama Administration has instituted a “whole-of-government” approach within the new National Security Strategy presented to Congress today.
The security strategy is the first presented by President Barack Obama, and it builds on the lessons learned from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and on the research conducted for the Quadrennial Defense Review issued in February. Story | Full Document (PDF)