Trump’s Security Strategy Balances Counterproliferation, Nuclear Modernization, and Missile Defenses
Trump’s NSS does not reduce the role of nuclear weapons in the short term or envisage a nuclear-free world in the long run.
To be blunt, the distinction which Joe Nye suggested between hard and soft power is being changed by the military revolution.
21st Century military systems are really about hard power redesigned to be more useful in supporting political objectives, which if one wants to call that soft power then I am not sure the distinction has meaning.
The conceptual framework of the NSS highlights the competitive nature of 21st century global politics.
The Indian Navy is thinking through the systems to be integrated onto their next carrier.