Pentagon chief seeks ‘new vision’ for US defence in face of emerging cyber and space threats

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Pentagon chief seeks ‘new vision’ for US defence in face of emerging cyber and space threats

In his first major speech as Pentagon chief, Lloyd Austin on Friday called for developing a “new vision” for American defence 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 militarisation of US…

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