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National Defense Strategy

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National Defense Strategy

National Defense Strategy

National Defense Strategy

Only Available in Archive Formats.

It's time for the United States to adopt a new strategy for its national defense, says Pentagon boss Donald Rumsfeld. The Bush administration's secretary of defense told a congressional committee today that the aftermath of the Cold War is giving way to new challenges that require preparation now for conflicts well in the future. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports.