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Trump Says ‘Unrivaled Power’ Is Key to U.S. Defense Strategy

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Trump Touts Muscular U.S Foreign Policy in Speech

President Donald Trump declared that the U.S. would pursue a muscular foreign policy reflecting his “America First” campaign promise in a speech introducing his first national security strategy document.

“Any nation that ends up trading its prosperity for security will end up losing both,” Trump said in a speech to military and Homeland Security officials in Washington. “We recognize that weakness is the surest path to conflict and unrivaled power is the most certain means of defense.”