The National Security Strategy (NSS) is a fundamental document of the US grand strategy. It outlines the current US administration’s strategic vision of national interests, challenges and threats, the goals of state policy in the world and methods and instrumentsarticle for achieving them.
Joe Biden became US President in January 2021. The Interim National Security Strategic Guidance (hereinafter referred to as the ISG)was published in March 2021.
It took the administration a year and a half to draft a full-fledged NSS. The new NSS was released in October 2022. In this paper, the author reviews and analyses the new US NSS in connection with the other fundamental documents of the Biden administration’s grand strategy in view of ongoing geopolitical changes and the approaches of the previous administration of Donald Trump.