The window between South Korean elections and North Korean provocations has become narrower over time, representing a significant change. There has also been a transformation in the types of kinetic provocations that North Korea has carried out over the last 20 years.
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It seems likely President-elect Trump will try to take a harder line toward both China and Iran, be more aggressive in the fight against ISIL, and significantly increase the size of the defense budget.
President-elect Trump will be confronted with a profoundly complex and rapidly changing global security environment. Under his leadership the United States will face conventional, and also decidedly unconventional, national security challenges.
American leadership in the Asia Pacific requires a comprehensive economic strategy built on a strong domestic, political, and economic foundation, tied to clearly defined American interests and effectively deploying all available tools and strengths.
Afghanistan poses a problem whose complexity precludes a ‘quick win,’ an unpopular reality for a war-weary public. Regardless, it will need to be a top national security priority for the incoming Trump team.
As the Trump administration takes office, CSIS Defense 360’s Transition45 series provides insights and recommendations from our scholars on what the new administration should change in U.S. defense strategy, forces, operations, and institutions.