. What do you consider to be the most relevant current sources of threat to America’s security? Provide relevant sources and examples to back up your consideration.

Assignment instructions NS101b:

Before beginning this assignment, you should review this formal US intelligence community assessment, and supplement with any more current assessments you find in your own research:

Director of US National Intelligence. (2019, January 29). Worldwide threat assessment of the US intelligence community (Links to an external site.).

In August 1990, President George H.W. Bush declared that the United States: “must possess forces able to respond to threats in whatever corner of the globe they may occur.”

In a critical analysis of this statement, provide answers to the following questions:

1. What do you consider to be the most relevant current sources of threat to America’s security? Provide relevant sources and examples to back up your consideration.

2. Are there any limitations to the effective use of military power regarding these challenges? Explain.

3. Using the DIME acronym (Diplomacy, Intelligence, Military, Economic) how might the non-military options within the DIME framework be appropriately directed to these problems? Explain.