the collection of plans and policies that comprise the state's deliberate effort to harness political, military, diplomatic, and economic tools together to advance that state's national interest.Does the United States have a grand strategy? Well, not as such. We have a National Security Strategy which broadly defines American interests:
- The security of the United States, its citizens, and U.S. allies and partners;
- A strong, innovative, and growing U.S. economy in an open international economic system that promotes opportunity and prosperity;
- Respect for universal values at home and around the world; and
- An international order advanced by U.S. leadership that promotes peace, security, and opportunity through stronger cooperation to meet global challenges.
*The original version of this post had "it" as an ambiguous pronoun instead of "grand enemy" - the change was made for clarification.