” When confronted with a direct threat to American security, Obama has shown he is willing to act unilaterally – in a targeted, get-in-and-get-out fashion, that avoids, at all costs, the kind of messy ground wars and lengthy occupations that have drained America’s treasury and spirit for the past decades. “


” In an age of reckonings, when so many bills have come due, Obama has made the case for an America that can no longer do it all. It must pick its fights. “


” The government does not deny it routinely spies to advance American economic advantage, which is part of its broad definition of how it protects American national security. “


” American officials sometimes dig into corporations because they are suspected to be witting or unwitting suppliers of technology to the North Koreans or the Iranians. “


” Under the Trump administration, the traditional structure of White House oversight of American offensive and defensive cyberactivities is being dismantled. “



All 5 David E. Sanger Quotes about America in picture


When confronted with a direct threat to American security, Obama has shown he is willing to act unilaterally - in a targeted, get-in-and-get-out fashion, that avoids, at all costs, the kind of messy ground wars and lengthy occupations that have drained America
In an age of reckonings, when so many bills have come due, Obama has made the case for an America that can no longer do it all. It must pick its fights.
The government does not deny it routinely spies to advance American economic advantage, which is part of its broad definition of how it protects American national security.
American officials sometimes dig into corporations because they are suspected to be witting or unwitting suppliers of technology to the North Koreans or the Iranians.
Under the Trump administration, the traditional structure of White House oversight of American offensive and defensive cyberactivities is being dismantled.

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