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Renewed Great Power Competition: Implications for Defense - Issues for Congress

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[Technical Report, Congressional Report]

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Congressional Research Service

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The emergence of great power competition with China and Russia has profoundly changed the conversation about U.S. defense issues from what it was during the post-Cold War era Counterterrorist operations and U.S. military operations in the Middle East - which were moved to the center of discussions of U.S. defense issues following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 - are now a less-dominant element in the conversation, and the conversation now features anew or renewed emphasis on the following, all of which relate to China andor Russia.

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  • Government and Political Science
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

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[A, Approved For Public Release]