Joe Biden Lloyd Austin Usa state Hawaii president prevention Joe Biden Lloyd Austin Usa state Hawaii

Pentagon chief calls for 'new vision' for American defense

Reading now: 575

NAVAL STATION PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii – In his first major speech as Pentagon chief, Lloyd Austin on Friday called for developing a “new vision” for American defense in the face of emerging cyber and space threats and the prospect of fighting bigger wars.

Reflecting President Joe Biden's promise to put diplomacy first in dealing with foreign policy problems, Austin said the military should provide leverage that diplomats can use to prevent conflict.

His comments suggested a contrast with what critics call the militarization of U.S. foreign policy in recent decades. “U.S. military isn’t meant to stand apart, but to buttress U.S.

The website is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News