Presentation on theme: "U.S. National Security Domestic Politics and Culture."— Presentation transcript:
U.S. National Security Domestic Politics and Culture
Strategic Culture A set of shared beliefs, assumptions, and modes of behavior, derived from common experiences and accepted narratives that influence collective identity, relationships to other groups, and appropriate ends and means for achieving security objectives.
Elements of American Strategic Culture Exceptionalism Isolationism Ambivalence
National Strategic Culture Imagine that America’s strategic culture is personified as a superhero. Who is this superhero? Strengths/weaknesses The Road Not Taken: Now imagine that one element of America’s strategic culture is different. Who is this superhero? Have the two characters interact.