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Biden's Lackluster Foreign Policy Weakens America

Weak U.S. foreign policy hurts the country's standing in the world.

President Joe Biden disembarks Air Force One at Warsaw Chopin International Airport in Warsaw, Friday, March 25, 2022. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

For generations, Congress has funded the Pentagon on a basic premise: American forces should have the resources to fight and win significant wars in two different theaters.

The emphasis got more serious after 9/11 when the country had to defend against multiple global threats from non-state actors while fighting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The defense budget soared from $303 billion in 2000 to a whopping $715 billion in 2022.

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