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03-16-2006, 11:05 AM
...to be released today - Washington Post - Bush to Restate Terror Strategy (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/15/AR2006031502297.html).

President Bush plans to issue a new national security strategy today reaffirming his doctrine of preemptive war against terrorists and hostile states with chemical, biological or nuclear weapons, despite the troubled experience in Iraq.

The long-overdue document, an articulation of U.S. strategic priorities that is required by law, lays out a robust view of America's power and an assertive view of its responsibility to bring change around the world. On topics including genocide, human trafficking and AIDS, the strategy describes itself as "idealistic about goals and realistic about means."

The strategy expands on the original security framework developed by the Bush administration in September 2002, before the invasion of Iraq. That strategy shifted U.S. foreign policy away from decades of deterrence and containment toward a more aggressive stance of attacking enemies before they attack the United States...

03-16-2006, 03:59 PM
The National Security Strategy - March 2006 (http://www.whitehouse.gov/nsc/nss/2006/index.html)