Thursday, January 5, 2012

New Strategic Defense Guidance

Just released this morning by the White House and the Pentagon

Primary Missions for the U.S. Armed Forces
*Counter Terrorism and Irregular Warfare
*Deter and Defeat Aggression
*Project Power Despite Anti-Access/Area Denial Challenges
*Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction
*Operate Effectively in Cyberspace and Space
*Maintain a Safe, Secure, and Effective Nuclear Deterrent
*Defense the Homeland and Provide Support to Civil Authorities
*Provide a Stabilizing Presence
*Conduct Stability and Counterinsurgency Operations
*Conduct Humanitarian, Disaster Relief, and Other Operations